Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve amendments to the Business Rates Discretionary Relief Scheme to take into account annual changes and new Government reliefs.
1. That the following extensions to the local business rates discretionary relief policy be approved:
a. In respect of revaluation support for one year from 1 April 2019.
b. In respect of charitable and voluntary organisations for one year from 1 April 2019.
c. In respect of local newspaper discount for one year from 1 April 2019.
d. In respect of retail discount for two years from 1 April 2019.
2. That authority be delegated to the Head of Revenues and Benefits to award relief in individual cases, in respect of new categories d. above.
Report author: Karen Hampshire
Publication date: 05/02/2019
Date of decision: 05/02/2019
Decided at meeting: 05/02/2019 - Cabinet (Resources) Panel
Effective from: 12/02/2019