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.
Covid-19 Business Grants - now closed
Local Authority Discretionary Grant - *Now Closed*
The Local Authority Discretionary Grant closed on 9 June 2020.
Grants for Small Business and Expanded Retail Discount (Retail, hospitality and leisure) - *Now closed*
The Government grant scheme closed on 28 August 2020, with final payments made by the end of September 2020.
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. Find out more about Business Rates holiday for nurseries
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
For further details of eligible premises Find out more about Business Rates Holiday for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure
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
Address for correspondence:
Business Rates Section
Mendip District Council
Cannards Grave Road