Business Rates FAQ

Who sets the Business Rates & other frequently asked questions

Q/ Who sets the Business Rates?

Q/ What is Rateable Value?

Q/ How does this effect Business Rates Relief?

Q/ What about Business rates relief or exemptions?

Q/ Can I challenge my business rates?

Q/ Where do my Business Rates go?

Q/ Who sets rents for shops?

Q/ Who decides what businesses go into empty shops?

Q/ Who is responsible for the upkeep of local roads and highways?

Q/ What is Oswestry Town Council responsible for?