Report from the Strategic Director for Finance and Customer Services.
1. That Cabinet approve the applications for Discretionary Business Rate Relief for the organisations listed in Appendix 1 of this report and in accordance with the details set out in Section 6 to this report, for the 2023/24 financial year.
Consideration was given to the report which was to consider the renewal applications for the awards of Discretionary Business Rate Relief for the organisations and premises listed in Appendix 1 of the report. This was in accordance with the Council’s Discretionary Business Rates Relief Policy (approved by Cabinet on 12th December 2016).
It was clarified that this discretionary relief was given when the property was used wholly or mainly for charitable purposes by a charity or other non-profit body whose main objects were charitable or benevolent, or concerned with education, social welfare, science, literature or the arts.