COVID 19 Waiver of Commercial Rates
Q1 2022 information:
The announcement in Circular Fin 24/2021 on 14 December 2021 concerning the waiver of commercial rates to a three month extension of the Q4 2021 waiver will apply to eligible businesses and take the form of a credit in lieu of rates.
The value of the waiver is the equivalent of 25% of the annual rate bill for 2022 and will apply to businesses occupying the eligible property categories listed below:
• Hospitality including restaurants and cafés
• Miscellaneous Entertainment
• Certain Tourism related categories
The credit in lieu of rates does not apply to vacant properties.
What do I as a ratepayer have to do to get this waiver?
An application to Wexford County Council is not required.
Wexford County Council will automatically apply a three month waiver as 25% of the value of the 2022 rates bill to eligible businesses and will take the form of a credit in lieu of rates.
Telephone: 053 9196237 / 053 9196220 / 053 9196381