Every local authority has the discretion to remit all or part of a Business Rates bill under section 49 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 on the grounds of financial hardship.

We have to take into account the interests of our Council Tax payers as 75% of any relief granted is funded by the local Council Tax payers.

If you wish to apply for Hardship Relief, please send a written application via email to revenues@middevon.gov.uk, or write to us using the following address:

Business Rates
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
EX16 6PP

Please include the following in your application:

  • The reason for your application
  • Details of your business
  • List of benefits and services your business provides to the local community
  • Enclose a copy of your latest audited accounts

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