Hart District Council have recently announced a scheme to provide a discount to businesses who have seen an increase in their business rates in the April 2017 revaluation. Businesses with a rateable value of under £100,000, who have two or fewer business premises, are in certain sectors are eligible for relief.
Relief is available as follows:
- Rateable value up to £20,000: 15% relief
- Rateable value from £20,000 to £50,000: 10% relief
- Rateable value from £50,000 to £10,000: 5% relief
Hart District Council have recently written to the businesses they believe are eligible. If you have received a letter and form, make sure you complete the form in full and return to Hart District Council.
This is discretionary scheme and available on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis, so if you think you are eligible, make sure you return the letter to Hart District Council asap.
Who is eligible? The full criteria to qualify for Hart District Council’s Business Rates Local Discount Relief can be downloaded here. need link