Issue details

Business Rates (NNDR) Discretionary Rate Relief Policy

Agree the Discretionary Rate Relief Policy.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant people impact;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/07/2017

Reason for urgency:
This report seeks approval of additions to the Council’s National Non Domestic Rates Discretionary Rate Relief Policy effective from 1 April 2017. The changes relate to Government announcements in respect of Supporting Small Businesses, the Discretionary Fund and Support for Public Houses.

With the detail behind the initial Government announcement now available earlier than anticipated the Policy is recommended for amendment to enable the financial benefits to be given to businesses.

Decision due: November 2017 by Cabinet, Council

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Finance & Resources

Lead director: Tom Sault

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