There are two levels of relief available. Support of up to £500 is available for businesses with a rateable value of between £6,001 and £12,000 and who are in receipt of small business rates relief while support of up to £1,500 is available for high street businesses with rateable values between £12,001 and £50,000 that have seen an increase in their liability from 1 April 2017.
There are some limitations on the funding available and some businesses are not deemed retail (e.g. solicitors or financial services providers) Businesses located within out of town centres and industrial estates are also excluded. More info about that at www.powys.gov.uk/en/council-tax-business-rates/find-out-if-you-can-get-a-business-rates-discount/
Alternatively, the council’s team which is administering this scheme can be contacted by email via firstname.lastname@example.org
The money provided by the Welsh Government is for use in 2017/18. It is not known whether this scheme will run in future financial years.
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