Expanded Retail Discount was introduced in 2019/20 and initially gave 33% business rates relief for to retail properties. This was extended to 100% for the 2020/21 as a consequence of Covid. Qualifying properties include shops and those in the leisure and hospitality sectors.
There is also potential to include a wide variety of additional property types which are used for the sale of goods to visiting members of the general public.
Our clients include a variety of Builder Merchants, Safety Wear, Plumbers Merchants and a wide variety of others use types which trade from warehouses and other non-traditional retail sites.
We have extensive experience obtaining relief and an unrivalled track record overturning applications that have been initially refused by the council.
Please get in touch for a no-obligation discussion on whether this could be applied to your property or portfolio.