Business rates relief

Charitable and discretionary rate relief

Charities and community amateur sports clubs can apply for charitable rate relief of up to 80 percent if your property is used for charitable purposes.

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We can also give you additional discretionary relief of up to 20 percent if you qualify charitable relief.

You can download and read our Discretionary business rate relief policy.

You can use our online form to apply for Charitable and discretionary rate relief.

Apply for charitable and discretionary rate relief

To complete this form you will need:

  • you name, address and contact details
  • the name and address of your business
  • your business rates account number from your business rates bill
  • the rateable value of your property from your business rates bill
  • details of your organisation

You need to contact our Business rates team to apply for charitable and discretionary rate relief.

Business Rates

Address: Causeway House
Bocking End
Braintree
Essex
CM7 9HB

Telephone: 01376 557788