Unoccupied property rate relief

Business rates are not payable for the first three months that a property is empty.

For certain industrial properties, such as: factories and warehouses the exemption is for a maximum six month period.

Once expired 100% business rates is payable.

We will require the following information:

  • Account reference;
  • Property address;

Where your property is empty because it is in disrepair the Valuation Office may decide to remove the property from the Rating List. For further information visit : valuation office agency.