Decision details

NNDR Discretionary Relief (FIN99)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To determine the level and type of National Non Domestic Rate Relief.


The Executive Meeting considered the criteria for Discretionary Rate Relief of Business Rates and agreed that:-


a)    the criteria for 20% Discretionary ‘Top Up’ Rate Relief, for Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASC), as detailed at Appendix 1 of the report, be adopted for the financial year 2012/13;

b)    the criteria for 50% Discretionary Rate Relief (DRR) for Non-Profit Making Organisations that were neither CASC nor Registered Charities, as detailed at Appendix 2 of the report be adopted for the financial year 2012/13;

c)    the consultation exercise with stakeholders which commenced in January 2012 should continue in order to identify possible new criteria for 20% ‘Top Up’ DDR for Registered Charities, with proposed criteria being presented for approval in January 2013 with a view to them being adopted for the financial year 2013/14; and

d)    village shops (as defined in regulations) continue to receive 30% DRR for the financial year 2012/13.



Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: N/A

Decision Reference: ED1380

Forward Plan Reference: FIN99



Statutory Responsibility to determine. Representations in writing to the Corporate Director, Corporate and Support Services prior to the decision

Contact: Alison Blount, Corporate and Support Services Email: Tel: 0161 474 5107.

Report author: Alison Blount

Publication date: 29/02/2012

Date of decision: 27/02/2012

Decided at meeting: 27/02/2012 - Executive

Effective from: 07/03/2012

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