Decision details

Business Rates Discretionary Relief Policy

Decision Maker: Lead Cabinet member for Finance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The purpose of this report is to request that the Lead Cabinet Member for Finance formally adopt a revised policy for the granting of Discretionary Rate Relief to Business properties.

 

Changes to eligibility criteria for the Covid19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) have been made to encourage uptake.

Decision:

To adopt the updated policy as shown in Appendix A.

Reasons for the decision:

Insufficient interest has been gained to from the first application window to exhaust available funding and so amendments are required prior to a further application window being launched to encourage businesses to apply for the support available.

Alternative options considered:

None.

Publication date: 10/06/2022

Date of decision: 10/06/2022

Effective from: 18/06/2022

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