Guide

Help for non-domestic rate payers in Scotland during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Last updated: 3 June 2020

Overview

To help owners of non-domestic properties, including businesses, deal with the impact of coronavirus, the Scottish Government has introduced:

When it applies

The reliefs will be available to non-domestic properties from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021.

You can apply for a grant from now until 31 March 2021.

Funding announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer

The non-domestic rates reliefs and grant funding measures announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in March 2020 apply only in England.

They do not apply in Scotland.

Non-domestic rates are often referred to as 'business rates'.