In the 2017 Spring Budget the Government created a fund to provide support to businesses who had an increase in their rates bill due to the 2017 Revaluation. The Government asked local authorities to design a local scheme for granting support.
The full details of our scheme is available in the Discretionary Business Rates Relief policy: 2017 Revaluation Support.
Please complete the online form by clicking on the blue start button.
Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of administering Non Domestic Rates.
- Your information may be provided to a third party acting on our behalf in administering Non Domestic Rates.
- Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purposes of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes.
- Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary.
There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice which can be accessed at eastdevon.gov.uk/privacy.
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East Devon District Council requires the ratepayer (and not an agent) to complete an application. If the ratepayer is a limited company, you must be a director of that company to complete an application.
- Your business rates bill number
If you qualify for the relief, we will send you an amended bill.
If you do not qualify, we will contact you for additional information in order to consider your application under Part B of the Discretionary Business Rates Relief policy: 2017 Revaluation Support policy.
You have to apply online. There are no paper forms.
If you don't have a computer, there’s access to the web in lots of places.