Charitable Rate Relief

A property used for charitable purposes can apply for 80% relief

Will I qualify for relief?

To qualify for relief the ratepayer must be:

• A Registered Charity (or the trustees of a charity), including those excepted from registration or
• registered with the Inland Revenue as a Community Amateur Sport Club (CASC)
• Occupy a property which is wholly or mainly used for charitable purposes

What will I get?

You will get charitable rate relief of up to 80%.
In some cases where charitable rate relief has been applied the ratepayer can also apply for a top-up Discretionary Rate Relief of 20%.

How do I apply?


Download and complete the form and send to us at . You must include the Business Rate account reference number in your email to us and the word reference in the subject of your email. For example 'Reference [Your Business Rate number]'


Download and complete the form and send to us at Gloucester City Revenues & Benefits, PO Box 2017, PERSHORE, WR10 9BJ

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