Fresh Start Relief

Fresh Start relief now with effect from the 1 April 2021 increases the rateable value upper threshold in order to qualify for Fresh Start Relief from £65,000 to £95,000 for unoccupied property prior to new occupation of 100% relief for the first 12 months of new occupation in all categories of property.

There can be no interaction with any other form of rates relief, any award of relief must not breach State Aid de minimis limit i.e. no more than 200,000 Euros, (approximately £175,000), over a rolling 3 year period.

Depending on the amount of interested charged, payday lenders may not be eligible for this type of relief.