Posted on
Closing Date

Yes, these businesses are exempt and do not have to pay empty property rates:
•those with a rateable value under £2,600
• those prohibited by law from being occupied
•those kept empty due to action taken by or on behalf of the Crown or any local or public authority with a view to prohibiting occupation
•those subject to a building preservation notice, scheduled as an ancient monument
•those where the person entitled to possession of the property is acting as a personal representative of a deceased person, as a liquidator, a trustee under a deed of arrangement or where the owner is the subject of bankruptcy proceedings
•where the owner of the empty property is a charity