The Fresh Start Scheme offers 100% rates relief for a period of 12 months on certain newly occupied properties if all of the following circumstances are met:
Please be aware that for the period that Fresh Start is awarded, no other relief can apply.
The rateable value of your property can be found using the “search for a rateable value” facility at – www.saa.gov.uk or from your rates bill.
I declare that to the best of my knowledge the information given is true and correct, and that the council may share this information, if required, with other councils or external agencies.
I understand that Argyll and Bute Council may make any enquiries it considers appropriate to verify this claim.
I understand that to deliberately provide false information for monetary advantage is a criminal offence.
I undertake to advise the council of any change of circumstances which affect liability for non-domestic rates relief.
The information you have supplied on this form will be used for the purpose for which you have provided it, and appropriate measures are in place to protect your personal data. A full privacy notice, which provides information about your rights under current data protection legislation and details about what will happen to your personal data can be found here: