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Rate Relief for Voluntary/Non Profit Making Organisations. 

By law, District Council's may, under discretionary powers, award up to 100% rate relief to occupiers who:

a) Are an organisation not established for profit whose main objectives are charitable or are otherwise philanthropic or religious or concerned with education, social welfare, science, literature or the fine arts
or 
b) A Club, society or other organisation, not established for profit and who occupy the property or land for the purposes of recreation 

The purpose of the application is to help Bassetlaw District Council determine whether your organisation can qualify for rate relief. 

The form also applies if you are a charitable organisation and wish to claim against liability over and above your entitlement to 80% mandatory relief.

As part of your application you need to provide the following. 

    Memorandum and Articles of Association, or rules of the Association
    Audited accounts or balance sheets for the last 2 years

You will need to print, sign and return the completed form to us, together with the required documentation.