Relief and reductions

Retail relief

Retail relief is a temporary scheme to provide rates relief to occupied properties including shops, restaurants, caf├ęs and drinking establishments

Mandatory or discretionary rate relief

Some charities can get mandatory or discretionary relief - see the criteria and how to apply

Rural rate relief

Check the criteria needed to qualify for rural rate relief and find out how to apply

Small business rate relief

Information about small business rate relief and how to apply for it. You can also find out what to do if your circumstances change

Empty or part-occupied property rate relief

Find out if your unoccupied property is exempt from business rates

Hardship relief

Find out about hardship relief for your business and if you could be eligible 

New or expanding business relief

If you are a new business within North Somerset find out if you could be considered for temporary relief on your business rates