Issue details

Discretionary Business Rates Relief Scheme

At the Budget on 8 March the Chancellor announced that the Government would provide £300m to support those businesses most affected by the revaluation. The Council has been allocated an amount of grant to cover the next 4 years. This Scheme is additional to the existing ability to award Discretionary Rate Relief in accordance with the Discretionary Rate Relief Policy

Reason Key: Significant effect on people living or working in at least 2 wards;

Type: Information Only

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/05/2017

Considered on: 15 Aug 2017 by City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Lead member: Customer and Corporate Services, Finance, Asset Management

Lead director: Head of Financial Services

Department: Financial Services

Contact: Tanya Bandekar, Service Manager Revenue & Benefits Email: tbandekar@oxford.gov.uk Tel: 01865 252281.

Consultation process

The Government anticipates consultation with major precepting authorities, Oxfordshire County Council and Thames Valley Police and Crime Commisioner

Reason date could change: Provisional: Awaiting further information, advice or input.

Is the date subject to change: Yes

Decisions

Agenda items