Exemptions and reliefs for business rates

Find out about different exemptions and reliefs, and how to apply.

Properties that are exempt

See what types of properties can be exempt from business rates.

Other exemptions and reliefs for business rates

Other and previous exemptions and reliefs.

Charities and non-profit organisations

Apply for an 80% reduction of your bill.

Hardship relief for business rates

You can apply for discretionary relief if you are experiencing hardship.

Local discretionary business rate relief scheme

Apply for 50% relief if you're a qualifying property within the Sutton High Street Business Improvement District.

Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief Scheme: 2022-2023

Eligible occupied retail, hospitality and leisure properties can apply for a 50% relief.

Small business rates relief

You can apply to reduce your business rates if you own a small business.

The COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund

This fund closed on Friday 16 September 2022.

Unoccupied or partly occupied property

Business rates relief is available for properties that are unoccupied or partially occupied.

Contact the department

020 8770 5000
Sutton Central Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA