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Transitional Relief for business rates

Business rates relief (known as transitional relief) is available for certain types of business to ensure that rates increases are capped at 12.5% plus inflation.

Eligibility

You can apply if the property you currently pay rates on is in one of the qualifying categories and you have a rise in rateable value of more than 14% in the 2017 revaluation.

  • Class 1 - bed and breakfast accommodation
  • Class 2 - camping site
  • Class 3 - caravan
  • Class 4 - caravan site
  • Class 5 - chalet or holiday hut
  • Class 6 - guest house, hotel or hostel
  • Class 7 - public house
  • Class 8 - restaurant
  • Class 9 - renewable energy generation
  • Class 10 - self-catering holiday accommodation
  • Class 11 - timeshare accommodation

Apply for reduction

What happens next

We'll review your application and let you know if you are entitled to a discount, this can take 2 or 3 weeks. We may ask for more information to help us make a decision.

Page last updated: 01/08/17