Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure businesses sectors are eligible for a rates holiday for 2020-2021.

Who can claim

You are eligible for the business rates holiday if:

  • your business is based in England.
  • your business is in the retail, hospitality and/or leisure sector.

Properties that will benefit from the relief will be ones that are wholly or mainly being used:

  • as shops, restaurants, cafes, drinking establishments, cinemas and live music venues.
  • for assembly and leisure.
  • as hotels, guest & boarding premises and self-catering accommodation.

How do I claim? You do not need to do anything. Your local authority will write to you.