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Business rates: information letters

These letters provide information about business rates issued by DCLG from 2010 onwards. Only applies to England.

These business rates information letters are issued by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) at regular intervals throughout the year.

2018

2017

  1. 9/2017: administration

    • Guidance
  2. 8/2017: Autumn Budget

    • Correspondence
  3. 7/2017: better billing and digitalisation measures

    • Correspondence
  4. 6/2017: rural rate relief and business rates relief schemes

    • Correspondence
  5. 5/2017: small business rate relief

    • Guidance
  6. 4/2017: Spring Budget update

    • Guidance
  7. 3/2017: confirmation of 2017 to 2018 multipliers

    • Guidance
  8. 2/2017: Spring Budget – support for business

    • Guidance
  9. 1/2017: uprating of business rate relief thresholds

    • Guidance

2016

2015

2014

  1. 12/2014: admin review, your rateable value, business rates avoidance

    • Guidance
  2. 11/2014: Autumn Statement measures

    • Guidance
  3. 10/2014: business rates retention and shale oil and gas

    • Guidance
  4. 9/2014: Autumn Statement compensation

    • Guidance
  5. 8/2014: review of business rates administration

    • Guidance
  6. 7/2014: reoccupation relief and interest rate for 2014 to 2015

    • Guidance
  7. 6/2014: amendments to regulations

    • Guidance
  8. 5/2014: business rates: 12 monthly instalments

    • Guidance
  9. 4/2014: flooding business rate relief

    • Guidance
  10. 3/2014: flooding business rate relief, confirmation of the non-domestic rate multipliers

    • Guidance
  11. 2/2014: compensating authorities for tax changes, business rates retail relief discount guidance, demand notice regulations

    • Guidance
  12. 1/2014: Non-Domestic Rating Order 2014, shale gas, business rates appeal, payment of business rates bills

    • Guidance

2013

  1. 9/2013: Autumn Statement, 2014 to 2015 provisional multipliers, business rates appeal process consultation

    • Guidance
  2. 8/2013: business improvement districts (England) (amendment) regulations 2013 (no. 2265)

    • Guidance
  3. 7/2013: new build empty property relief consultation responses and government response, new build empty property guidance

    • Guidance
  4. 6/2013: consultation on property owners and business improvement districts, business rates retention pooling prospectus

    • Guidance
  5. 5/2013: new build empty property, High Court judgement, Lord Heseltine report

    • Guidance
  6. 4/2013: interest rate for 2013 to 2014, amendment to the Council Tax and non-domestic rating regulations

    • Guidance
  7. 3/2013: 2013 to 2014 national non-domestic rate multipliers, value of Q, costs of tax changes

    • Guidance
  8. 2/2013: demand notice regulations

    • Guidance
  9. 1/2013: amendments to the regulations, business rates retention

    • Guidance

2012

2011

2010

Published 11 October 2013
Last updated 9 July 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added the 6/2015: business rates Budget measures letter.
  2. Added 4/2015: business rates retail relief increase.
  3. Added 3/2015: non-domestic rating multipliers for 2015 to 2016.
  4. Added 'Business rates information letter (2/2015)'.
  5. Added business rates information letter - 1/2015: business rates and childcare providers.
  6. Added '12/2014: admin review, your rateable value, business rates avoidance'.
  7. Added business rates information letter - 11/2014: Autumn Statement measures.
  8. Added letter 10/2014: business rates retention and shale oil and gas
  9. Added 9/2014: Autumn Statement compensation.
  10. Added 8/2014 business rates administration
  11. Added 7/2014: reoccupation relief and interest rate for 2014 to 2015
  12. Added business rates information letter (6/2014).
  13. Added business rates information letter (5/2014).
  14. Added business rates information letter (4/2014).
  15. Added business rates information letter (3/2014).
  16. Added business rates information letter (2/2014).
  17. Added Business Rates Information Letter (01/2014).
  18. Added: Business rates information letter 9/2013.
  19. First published.