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Relief and Exemptions

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13. 2023/24 Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief Scheme

At the Budget on 17 November 2022, the Chancellor announced that eligible ratepayers will receive 75% relief on their business rates bills for the year 2023/24 up to a maximum cash cap of £110,000

This will support the businesses that make our high streets and town centres a success and help them to evolve and adapt to changing consumer demands.

The 2023/24 Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Rates Relief scheme will provide eligible, occupied, retail, hospitality and leisure properties with a 75% relief, up to a cash cap limit of £110,000 per business. See the Government guidance.

Subject to the £110,000 cash cap per business, the total amount of government-funded relief available for each property for 2022/23 under this scheme is:

For chargeable days from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023, 50% of the chargeable amount.  This relief will be applied after other mandatory and certain discretionary reliefs have been applied.

Further important Information for businesses in receipt of the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief Scheme is available to download.

If you do not want to receive 2022/23 Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief or if you will exceed the cash cap, you can opt out. However once you have asked to opt out you cannot change your decision.

To opt out of the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief Scheme please use our Retail, Hospitality and Leisure opt out form.