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Discretionary Retail Discount Policy

The Government recognises the challenges retailers face and is taking action to help the high street evolve. It will therefore provide a retail discount scheme for occupied retail properties with a rateable value of less than 51,000 for each of the years 2019/20 and 2020/21. This discount will be administered by the Council and funding by a Section 31 grant.

Retail discount guidance has been published by the Government here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/business-rates-retail-discount-guidance The Council must have a robust policy in place n order to administer and award retail discounts.

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/01/2019

Decision due: 2 Jan 2019 by Strategic Director for Resources

Contact: Mr Saverio Della Rocca, Strategic Director for Resources Email: sdellarocca.rutland.gov.uk@moderngov.co.uk.

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