Posted on 1st March 2017
This message is from Gordon Reay, the MSDC Business Liaison Officer…
There has been a lot of coverage recently in the media about Business Rates. So this seems a good time to remind local small businesses of the availability of SBRR (Small Business Rate Relief) for those who occupy premises with a Rateable Value (RV) of up to £15000. Also to remind those who have not claimed that they can backdate their claim. This relief does have to be claimed – it is not applied automatically.
I have attached a document that provides details of Small Businesses Rates Relief for 2017 /18. Full details here
Business Liaison Officer – Mid Sussex District Council
Tel : 01444 477068
(My usual working days are Monday – Wednesday)
Website : www.midsussex.gov.uk
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