Hardship relief

The Council may grant relief:

  • where you can demonstrate that your business is experiencing severe financial difficulties and
  • you can show it is in the interests of Bolton’s council tax payers to grant relief i.e. the business benefits Bolton and there is a unique situation that the business could not have planned for

Government guidance on the relief states that awards should be "the exception rather than the rule", "each case should be treated on its own merits” and “the application process should be kept simple". Consequently, the Council does not require an application form to be completed. Instead we ask that a business should simply state why it should be considered for relief and provide any supporting information it feels is relevant.

If you think this applies, please contact us.