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No Increase in Commercial Business Rates for 2019

 No Increase in Commercial  Business Rates for 2019

The elected members of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have adopted the 2019 budget. Sandyford BID CLG welcomes the news that there will be no increase in commercial business rates in 2019. The decision to maintain current commercial rates is pro-business and is an endorsement of the Council’s commitment to the business community in the Sandyford Business District. This positive news comes on the back of discussions between the Sandyford business community, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Sandyford BID CLG.

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has also confirmed that the Business Support Scheme will remain in place for 2019, allowing eligible ratepayers to benefit from graduated grant payments. The grant scheme is applicable to commercial rates up to €20,000 as per the following summary,

Rates Payable 2019 2019 Grant Max Grant

Less than or equal to €3,000 10% of Rates Bill €300

Between €3,001 - €5,000 8% of Rates Bill €400

Between €5,001 - €10,000 6% of Rates Bill €600

Between €10,001 - €20,000 4% of Rates Bill €800