Commercial Rates

Commercial Rates Waiver for the Fourth Quarter 2021

Friday, November 19, 2021
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A targeted commercial rates waiver for Quarter 4(Q4) 2021 has been announced by the Government to support certain business categories due to ongoing impact of COVID-19.

A waiver of commercial rates will apply to specified businesses in the final quarter of 2021. This 3-month waiver has modified criteria and accordingly is a separate, standalone waiver scheme. The value of the waiver for Quarter 4 (Q4) will be the equivalent of 25% of the annual rates bill for 2021.

Business categories eligible for the waiver are as set out in Appendix B. This appendix and a list of FAQs can be downloaded under related files. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council will automatically apply the 25% waiver to eligible business categories and an application is not required.

There is no provision in the Q4 targeted rates waiver scheme for appeals, or to demonstrate financial impact of COVID-19 or related restrictions. However, if a property is excluded from the Q4 waiver based on category or use on its valuation certificate, and this is not accurate to the service/activity of the occupying business, a business may make this known to the Council and be considered for the waiver. Any such applications to be submitted to

The closing date for consideration of applications is 30th November 2021.

Further enquiries can also be made by phone at 01 205 4821.