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Business Rates in Malvern Hills


The non-domestic rates, or business rates, collected by local councils are the means by which businesses and others who occupy non-domestic property make a contribution towards the cost of local services.

Except in the City of London where special arrangements apply, the rates are pooled by central government and redistributed to local councils according to the number of people living in the area. This money, together with revenue from council taxpayers, revenue support grant provided by the Government and certain other sums, is used to pay for the services provided by your local council and other local authorities in your area.

More information on Business Rates can be found in our Business Rates Information Leaflet.

New in 2014/15 – Retail Discounts

Two new discounts are available to businesses in 2014/15 and 2015/16

  • Up to £1,000 discount each year for retail premises such as shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants with a rateable value up to £50,000
  • 50% discount for 18 months for businesses moving into retail premises that have been empty for a year or more

See more details about these discounts.

You can also find information for businesses at the following places:

or contact us to discuss any enquiries you may have.

Useful Information

Council Tax and Business Rates Direct Debit Form and Leaflet PDF.

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This page was last reviewed 7 March 2014 at 12:25 by Sandra Gordon.
The page is next due for review 3 September 2014.
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