Consultation Outcome

Delivering a tax cut for small businesses: A new small business rates relief scheme for Wales

This consultation ended 6 days ago.

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We want your views on the policy proposals for delivering a permanent small business rates relief (SBRR) scheme for Wales.
Consultation period 
This consultation ran from 21 July 2017 to 13 October 2017
Consultation launched 21 July 2017


Consultation document
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Consultation description 

From 1 April 2018 we are introducing a new SBRR scheme in Wales. This permanent scheme aims to more effectively target support for small businesses. We are consulting on proposals that include:

  • limiting relief for businesses qualifying for SBRR across multiple properties
  • reviewing current and future exceptions from SBRR
  • increasing support for eligible small businesses 
  • providing additional relief for certain sectors which support wider government objectives, for example the childcare sector
  • longer term considerations for the scheme.
Help and support 

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