Charitable or sports club relief

Qualification criteria

Properties used by charities, non-profit making organisations or sports clubs may claim relief to reduce the amount of rates they need to pay.

What relief is available

Mandatory relief

This can be considered for any property which is used by a charitable organisation. Business rates are reduced by 80 percent.

Discretionary relief

Extra relief can be considered for those organisations that are already eligible for mandatory relief. This extra relief is normally 20% of the rates charge and when combined with mandatory relief (80%) will cancel any charge.

Discretionary sports club relief

Up to 100% relief can be considered for clubs or organisations involved with active, participatory sports.

How to apply

Download an application form and supply evidence as specified on the form.

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