Decision details

Local Discretionary Business Rates Relief Schemes

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Report on Business Rates Reliefs 2021/22

Decision:

RESOLVED THAT:

1.    The business rates Expanded Retail Discount scheme for 2021/22 as detailed in appendix 2 and the detailed guidance in appendix 4 be approved;

2.    The Nursery Discount scheme for 2021/22 in line with appendix 3 and the detailed guidance in appendix 4 be approved;

3.    The Head of Revenues and Benefits be authorised, in consultation with the Cabinet Member Finance and Assets, to implement any further changes in 2021/22 made by the Government to the reliefs detailed in appendix 2;

4.    Due to the volume of cases, decisions relating to the application of these reliefs be delegated to the Head of Revenues and Benefits and officers in the Business Rates team. In the case of a dispute reconsideration is to be made by the Executive Director Finance and Assets.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Jayne Gilpin, Head of Revenues and Benefits Email: jayne.gilpin@cheltenham.gov.uk.

Report author: Jayne Gilpin

Publication date: 13/07/2021

Date of decision: 13/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 13/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/07/2021

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