Business and investment Business Rates explanatory notes

Explanatory notes

Local Authorities are no longer required to provide individual copies of explanatory notes when bills are issued. They are required to publish explanatory notes online instead.

These notes are to help you understand more about your bill and cover:

  • What business rates are
  • Rateable Values
  • Reliefs
  • Exemptions
  • Transitional arrangements

More detailed information and how to apply for reliefs can be found on our business rates pages

Download the explanatory notes

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