Decision details

*Discretionary Rate Relief Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Government had changed the legislation on the backdating of Discretionary Rate Relief to non-profit making organisations and charities.  This report gives options for the backdating of Non Domestic Discretionary Rate Relief.


RESOLVED – That Full Council be recommended


1. That the change to the backdating of Discretionary Rate Relief to a maximum period of 12 months be approved.


2. That the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief Policy for 2024/25 be approved.


3. That a full review of the policy is carried out in 2024/25 be approved.


REASON FOR DECISION:.  To provide a simpler and fairer system for businesses to understand.

Report author: Zoe Kent

Publication date: 08/02/2024

Date of decision: 08/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2024 - Cabinet

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