Business Rates: Exempted properties

Certain properties are not included in the local rating list that councils use to work out Business Rates, and so are exempt from paying them, including:

  • agricultural land and buildings, including fish farms
  • places of religious worship
  • buildings used for training or welfare of disabled people
  • properties in enterprise zones

If you think this applies to your property, you should:

Some properties are exempt whilst they are unoccupied. For more information please see:

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Page last updated: 22 January 2021

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