Small business bonus

Qualification criteria

If your business property has a rateable value of £18,000 or less you may be entitled to relief as shown in the table below. This relief is not automatic and you must apply using the form which can be downloaded from the How to Apply section. Relief is also available if you have multiple properties with a combined rateable value of less than £35,000, but each individual qualifying property must have a rateable value of £18,000 or less

What relief is available

The table below shows the amount of relief available.

Rateable Value of all properties 2017 to 2018 Small Business Bonus
Up to £15,000 100%
£15,001 to £18,000 25%
£18,001 to £35,000 25% on individual properties each with a rateable value of up to £18,000

we will accept any valid application for small business bonus to be backdated for a maximum of 6 years prior to the start of the year in which the application is made.

How to apply

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

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