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Cost of Living

With significant rise in the cost of living we know that some households will be struggling financially, emotionally or because they need practical advice and help. Here is some key information on what support is available and how to access it. As new schemes, advice and support becomes available this page will be kept updated.

What is Business Rates?

An introduction to business rates, how it is calculated and paid, and where the monies collected are distributed.

The administration and collection of business rates is carried out by the Credit Control section of Boston Borough Council.

Part of the revenue raised by us is retained locally by the council and part is sent to Lincolnshire County Council.

The monies retained together with Council Tax Revenues and any other grants provided to us by Central Government is used to pay for services provided by us and other local councils in your area.