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From 1 April 2020 to 30 June 2021 property mainly used by visiting members of the public in the retail, hospitality & leisure sectors, may qualify for a 100% rates discount, provided they meet certain criteria.
For the period 1 July 2021 to 31 March 2022 66% business rates relief will be available, capped at £2m per business for properties that were required to close on 5 January 2021, or capped at £105,000 per business for property that could remain open.
To opt out of the Expanded Retail discount scheme please complete our Expanded Retail/Nursery discount Opt-out form.
Government guidance is available in the business rates section of their website.
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Your Business Rates account/bill number.
If you have already been awarded the retail discount for 2020/21 the relief will automatically be awarded again in 2021/22 for the first 3 months (1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021), provided you continue to meet the qualifying criteria.
The “caps” limiting the total amount of retail discount available to a ratepayer on all property after 1 July 2021 may require the Council to request additional information from you.