Business rates are calculated and collected by the Council and (after being redistributed by Central Government) are used to help pay for local services. They are charged on most non-domestic properties (including commercial), for example:
If you have recently moved your business into a non-domestic property in Trafford, or plan to shortly, please let us know by contacting the Business Rates team on 0161 912 2346 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may be able to get business rates relief.
This is sometimes automatic, but you will need to apply directly for a number of the relief schemes available, including: