National Non-Domestic Rates (NNDR), or business rates, collected by local authorities are the way that those who occupy non-domestic property contribute towards the cost of local services.
For information on business grants that might be available please go to: COVID-19: Business Grants
Business Rates Holiday for Early Years Nurseries
You do not need to contact us as nurseries in England will not have to pay any business rates for the 2020/21 financial year. The relief will be automatically awarded and a recalculated bill will be sent to you. Where any adjustments result in an account going into credit, a refund will be issued as soon as possible.
Business Rates Holiday for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure
You do not need to contact us as eligible businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors in England will not have to pay business rates for the 2020-21 tax year. The relief will be automatically awarded and a recalculated bill will be sent to you. Where any adjustments result in an account going into credit, a refund will be issued as soon as possible.
It is important to note that only businesses meeting the government guidelines on eligibility will be entitled to this relief. At the present time, the guidelines do not include businesses forming part the wider supply chain for these sectors.
Properties that will benefit from the relief will be occupied hereditaments that are wholly or mainly being used:
- as shops, restaurants, cafes, drinking establishments, cinemas and live music venues
- for assembly and leisure
- as hotels, guest & boarding premises and self-catering accommodation
You can now view your business rate account on-line by registering for an on-line account:
If you have any enquiries about your business rates bill, please contact the Non-Domestic Rating Section on 0300 303 8588 between 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday
Sending Business Rates your Documents
You are able to send queries to the Business Rates team and upload documents:
Address for correspondence:
Business Rates Section
Mendip District Council
Cannards Grave Road