If you think you are eligible for the 66% Expanded Retail Discount or Nursery Relief, you will need to complete an online form for the relief to be awarded from 1 July 2021.The form can be found here:
At the Budget on 3 March 2021, the Chancellor announced that the Government would provide additional business rates support for eligible retail, hospitality, leisure, and children's nursery businesses in England occupying a qualifying property.
Expanded Retail Discount and Nursery relief of 100% has been available from 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021.
Relief available from 1 July 2021:
- Expanded Retail Discount
- At a rate of 66% for eligible properties in the scheme;
- Cash cap of £2m for businesses that were required to close as at 5 January 2021;
- Cash cap up to £105,000 for business permitted to open at that date.
- Nursery Discount
- At a rate of 66% relief for eligible properties;
- Cash cap of £105,000.
Full guidance is available at https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-business-rate-relief/retail-discount