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COVID Additional Relief Fund (CARF)

Businesses that have been adversely affected by the pandemic and have been unable to adequately adapt to that impact can now apply for a Business Rates Relief to reduce their Business Rates bill.

Businesses that are in receipt of Retail Discount, Nursery Discount or 100% Small Business Rate relief will not be eligible. Vacant premises will also not qualify (apart from temporary absence due to government advice on Covid).

The relief is easy to apply for and you do not need to employ a third party to do this for you.

Find out more

Pay or check your business rates.
Information about the reliefs and discounts available for Business Rates.
Find out how business rates are calculated within Gateshead.
Information on the rateable value of non-domestic properties as set by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA).
What to do if you move into, or out of a business property in Gateshead.
How to appeal against your Business Rates calculation if you think it is wrong.

Beware of business rates scams and fraudFind out more to help protect yourself.

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