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Discretionary Business Rates relief in East Dorset

Discretionary rate relief is available for a range of organisations and can be awarded in addition to mandatory charitable relief.

The amount of relief you may qualify for is listed below:

The amount of discretionary relief you may qualify for.

Youth Clubs/Association*

  20%

Voluntary Associations*

  10%

Sports Clubs (with bar)

  25%

Sports Clubs (solely sporting)

  50%

Music Groups

  60%

Community Association*

  10%

Guide & Scout Groups*

  20%

Training Centres*

  10%

Village Halls*

  10%

Social Clubs

  25%

Play Groups*

  20%

*Registered Charities also receiving 80% Mandatory Rate Relief.

Mandatory rate relief of 80% is available for amateur sports clubs  registered with the Inland Revenue as a Community Amateur Sports Club or CASC. Register as a community amateur sports club (CASC)

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