West Berkshire Council

Business rate relief

The Government will continue to provide eligible retail, hospitality, and leisure properties in England with 100 per cent business rates relief - from 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021. This will be followed by 66 per cent business rates relief for the period from 1 July 2021 to 31 March 2022, capped at £2 million per business, for properties that were required to be closed on 5 January 2021, or £105,000 per business for other eligible properties. Nurseries will also qualify for relief in the same way as other eligible properties.

Business Rates bills will be issued for 2021/22 in light of the amendments included in the above to businesses across the district that are impacted by this announcement.