Non-Domestic Rates - Retail rate relief 2022/23 At the Budget on 27 October 2021, the Chancellor announced that eligible ratepayers will receive 50% relief on their business rates bills for 2022/23 up to a maximum cash cap of £110,000. Non-domestic rates – Retail Relief 2023/24 At the Budget on 17 November 2022, the Chancellor announced that eligible ratepayers will receive 75% relief on their business rates bills for the year 2023/24 up to a maximum cash cap of £110,000. Empty properties Information about empty properties for businesses Partly Occupied Property Relief A ratepayer is liable for the full non-domestic rate whether a property is wholly occupied or only partly occupied Small Business Rate Relief Ratepayers who are not entitled to another mandatory relief or are liable for unoccupied property rates and occupy a property with a rateable value. Hardship Relief The local authority has discretion to give relief in special circumstances please see the attached policy and application form for more details. Rate Relief to Charitable and Other Organisations The Local Government Finance Act 1988 provides that relief from rates must be granted on premises used wholly or mainly for charitable purposes by a registered, excepted or exempt charity. Relief for Local Newspapers The Government is providing funding to local authorities so that they can provide a discount worth up to £1,500 a year for 2 years from 1st April 2017, to office space occupied by local newspapers. Revaluation 2023 and Transitional Arrangements The latest rating lists comes into effect from on 1 April 2023 and is based on the valuation date of 1 April 2021.