In the third of these features, we will now consider business rates relief  schemes potentially available to charitable organisations in Scotland ...

Charitable Relief

Charities and amateur community sports clubs can apply for relief of up to 80% if a property is used for charitable purposes.

You may also be able get additional discretionary relief (up to 100%). This is sometimes provided by local councils to top up certain reliefs to give businesses and charities extra help.

If you run a non-profit recreation club you're not automatically entitled to relief, but your local authority can grant discretionary relief of up to 100%.

Further information would be pleased to advise further in respect of any Relief queries you may have. Please get in touch with us to ensure your interests are adequately protected and getting all the benefits you are entitled to.