Small business rate relief

Businesses occupying properties with rateable values of no more than £51,000 will have their bills calculated using the 'small business non-domestic rating multiplier'.

The multiplier for the year commencing 1 April 2023 is 49.9 pence in the pound.

In addition, properties with a rateable value of no more than £12,000 will qualify for 100% small business rate relief.

Where the rateable value exceeds £12,000 but is no more than £15,000, the ratepayer will receive a percentage reduction in their rates bill.


You can apply for small business rate relief using our online form.

We'll ask you for

  • Your contact information
  • Details of the company for which relief is sought
  • Addresses, rateable values and rate relief received of properties you are liable for in England (if any).

Complete online form

Once you complete the form, we’ll aim to respond to your application within 10 working days