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Help for non-domestic rate payers in Scotland during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Non-domestic rates relief to help during coronavirus
23 Mar 2021
Retail, hospitality and leisure businesses
Retail, hospitality and leisure businesses can get 50% rates relief for the first three months of 2022-23, capped at £27,500 per ratepayer. To get this relief, a property has to be occupied. Properties that have closed temporarily due to the government's coronavirus advice will be treated as occupied.
How to apply
You need to fill in an application form with the council.
You can get these rates reliefs even if you already get another relief for your property.
If you're not sure you're eligible
Your local council deals with the reliefs.
Contact your local council if you're not sure if you're eligible or if you need more information.
Deferring payment of non-domestic rates
If you're struggling to pay your non-domestic rates bill you should contact your local council and ask them about your payment options.