Reductions, reliefs, report a change

You may be entitled to pay less for your business rates.

If you wish to apply for Non-Domestic Rate - Discretionary Rate Relief, you can use the online form. If you are a non-profit making group, you are invited to apply for assistance towards your Non-Domestic Rates.

In order to complete this form you will need your Business Rates account reference which can be found on the front of your bill.

Apply for discretionary rate relief

To be entitled to apply for Mandatory Relief you must be registered with the Charity Commission as a charity, or be an organisation which is officially exempt from registration. In addition the premises for which you are submitting an application must wholly or mainly be used for charitable purposes.

In order to complete this online form, you will need your Business Rates account reference, if you have one. This can be found on the front of your bill.

Apply for mandatory rate relief

You may be entitled to apply for Small business rates relief. In order to make an application for a percentage reduction, the rateable value of your sole or main property must be less than £15,000.

To complete this online form, you will need your Business Rates account reference, if you have one. This can be found on the front of your bill.

Apply for small business rate relief

You must report any change of address for a business that has moved within or outside of Blackburn with Darwen.

In order to complete this online form, you will need your Business Rates account reference, if you have one. This can be found on the front of your bill.

Report a business change of address