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National Non-Domestic Rates – Applications for Discretionary Rate Relief

Meeting: 07/12/2020 - Cabinet (Item 14)

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This report seeks approval for the Council to apply its discretion to award rate relief in respect of non-domestic rate liability.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED:

 

(1)     To approve the applications for discretionary rate relief in respect of national non-domestic rate liability as set out and detailed in Appendix 2 of the report.

 

(2)     To approve the policy amendment removing the end date of 31 March 2020 and that the review commence in October 2021.

Minutes:

The Lead Member for Resources and the Deputy Leader of the Council, Councillor McLennan introduced the report, which detailed new applications received for discretionary National Non-Domestic Rate (NNDR) relief since Cabinet last considered applications in May 2020.  Cabinet’s attention was drawn to the criteria to be considered in dealing with applications for NNDR relief from charities and on-profit making organisations, as detailed in Appendix 1 of the report. In concluding her introduction Councillor McLennan thanked officers involved in the support of businesses throughout the pandemic with members recognising the valued service provided by both applicant organisations to the community within Brent

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

(1)     approve the applications for discretionary rate relief in respect of National Non-Domestic Rate liability as set out and detailed in Appendix 2 of the report.

 

(2)     approve the policy amendment removing the end date of 31 March 2020 and that the review commence in October 2021.

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