Enterprise Area Relief
Rates relief is available to businesses that newly occupy property within specified enterprise areas.
To qualify, these businesses must carry out pre-determined activities within specific sectors in fixed geographic boundaries. At the moment, these areas are
- Edinburgh BioQuarter
- Edinburgh Leith.
You can download maps of these areas below.
This relief operates under state aid de minimis rules - small amounts of state aid that do not require European Commission approval.
Percentage of rates relief from 1 April 2012
|Rateable value||% relief|
|£120,000 or less||100 per cent|
|More than £120,000 but not exceeding £240,000||50 per cent|
|More than £240,000 but not exceeding £480,000||25 per cent|
|More than £480,000 but not exceeding £1,200,000||10 per cent|
|More than £1,200,000 but not exceeding £2,400,000||5 per cent|
|More than £2,400,000||2.5 per cent|
If you are applying for Enterprise Area relief please complete the Enterprise Area Relief form below.