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Ribble Valley Borough Council

National Non-Domestic Rates (NNDR)

Reoccupation Relief

On 5 December 2013 the Chancellor announced in Autumn Statement 2013 a new Business Rates Relief for businesses that occupy a retail property that has been unoccupied for more than 12 months. The relief will apply to Businesses that become liable for rates on a property between 1/4/2014 and 31/3/2016, that has been unoccupied for more than 12 months prior to the occupation.

The relief will be worth 50% of the rates payable after any other reliefs have been allowed.

For further information or to make an application for this relief contact the business rates section at ctax@ribblevalley.gov.uk  or on 01200 414451.