Some properties are eligible for discounts on their business rates. This is called ‘business rates relief’. Your local council will automatically apply some reliefs however you will need to contact your local council if you’re not getting the discounts you think you’re entitled to. The main relief that settings in Redbridge would be entitled to apply for are as follows, however further information on these and other relief are available on the website shown below.
Small business rate relief
You can get small business rate relief if:
- you only use one property
- your property’s rateable value is less than £12,000
Charitable rate relief
Charities and amateur community sports clubs can apply for relief of up to 80% if a property is used for charitable purposes.