Rural rate relief


You could get rural rate relief if your business is in an eligible rural area with a population below 3,000. Your business must also be:

  • the only village general store, food shop or post office, with a rateable value of up to £8,500
  • the only public house or petrol station, with a rateable value of up to £12,500

The property must be occupied.

What you'll get

If you are eligible you will not pay business rates. This comprises 50 per cent mandatory relief and 50 per cent centrally funded discretionary relief.

How to get rural rate relief

To apply for this relief, please email or call 01442 228268.

More information

Find out more about rural rate relief on the Government website.

Page Last Updated: Thursday, 27 June 2024 at 10:44 AM