UBR & Rate Relief

UBR

Uniform Business Rate

The Uniform Business Rate (UBR) is the multiplier, set by government, used to calculate the rates payable from the Rateable Value.

 UBR2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020
 Small Business Multiplier
48.4%46.6%48.0%TBC
 Standard Multiplier
49.7%47.9%49.3%TBC

 

Rates Relief

Small Business Relief

Small business relief is available to businesses with a Rateable Value of less than £15,000. If your Rateable Value is £12,000 or less then you may be entitled to up to 100% relief. If your Rateable Value is between £12,001 and £15,000 you may also qualify for small business relief.

 

Rural Rate Relief

If your business is in a rural area where the population is under 3,000 then you could get between 50% and 100% off your business rates.

 

Charitable Rates Relief

Charities receive 80% mandatory relief. An extra discretionary relief is also sometimes provided.
Non-profit organisations may apply for discretionary relief of up to 100%.

 

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