Application for local scheme for Discretionary Rate Relief form
Complete this form to apply for a local scheme Discretionary Rate Relief, section 47 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988, as amended by section 69 of the Localism Act 2011.
To apply for relief, the information requested below must be provided.
The billing authority may make the decision (to award relief) only if it would be reasonable to do so having regard to the interests of persons liable to pay council tax to it. Therefore the information and answers you provide in support of your application must focus on the benefits it will bring to the council tax payers of the City Council.
A copy of the last three years audited accounts, cash flow statement, and business plan (including projections and costings) must accompany this application. You can upload these documents to this form or send to Business Rates Section, Finance and Business Services Directorate, P.O.Box 30, Town Hall, Preston PR1 2GD.
Your application will not be considered if these are not provided.
You can find more information on our Business rate reductions and reliefs page.
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