Do you own unoccupied Business Premises?
The Government has reviewed the amount of Business Rate relief granted to empty properties with a view to providing a strong incentive to bring vacant property back into use.
March 2011 Budget Announcement
Autumn 2011 Budget Statement
Business Rates Payment Deferral Scheme
Business Rates Multipliers
The level of Business Rates due in respect of your premises is based on a valuation of your property.
FAQs on Business Rates
How to Make Payments
With the exception of properties that are exempt from Business Rates, each non-domestic property has a Rateable Value.
The Transitional Relief Scheme was introduced by the Government - the conversion from General Rates to National Non-Domestic Rates in 1990
Exemptions and Reliefs
If you are the owner of or are leasing a business property which is not being used and is substantially empty, unless the property falls into one of the exempt categories, you will be subject to an Empty Property Rate