Business rate relief
Find out if you qualify for business rate relief
Small business rate relief
As a small business you may be eligible for a reduction in your business rates.
Find out about small business rates on the government website.
Customers have received a letter asking them to complete a review form for their small business rates relief. This is an annual process.
You don’t pay business rates on empty properties for the first three months (his can be extended). After then, unless exempt you will have to start paying business rates.
- Find out more about empty building business rates exemptions on the government website
- Contact us about unoccupied building relief - telephone 020 8583 5708.
You don’t have to pay for business rates on buildings used for
- training and supporting disabled people
- religious buildings and church halls
Find out more about business rates exemptions on the government website
If you think your building qualifies, you can apply for exemption here
Charities and sports clubs
You can get an 80% rate relief if you’re
- a registered charity
- a registered amateur sports club (if your club is mainly for charitable purposes)
Relief is not automatic and will be decided on a case by case basis.
Do you need to provide additional evidence in support of a claim or query?
Upload your evidence here and we can deal with your information faster and can make any changes to your account sooner.
If you don’t have a PC, don’t worry, you can access a PC or the internet, by using the free access PCs at any Hounslow library, or in our main customer service centre at the Hounslow House, 7 Bath Road Hounslow . Staff are also on hand to help.
Business rate section
Telephone: 020 8583 5708