Billing system snapshot: information for data suppliers

The Billing system snapshot is a list of each individual non-domestic rates relief in place at the snapshot date, along with associated property reference numbers, provided annually to the Scottish Government by local councils.

Billing system snapshot 2024

The Billing system snapshot contains details of all non-domestic rates reliefs in place on the snapshot date. Additional information is collected to help match this data to the non-domestic valuation roll.

Snapshot date and return deadline

The snapshot date for the 2024 Billing system snapshot is 1 June 2024. Returns should be sent by email to by 6 June. 

This data is used in analysis and modelling of non-domestic rates reliefs. A summary of the data is published annually in Non-domestic rates relief statistics


The guidance and template for completion for the 2024 Billing system snapshot are available below. If you require guidance for previous returns, please contact us at

Completed snapshots should be returned to the Scottish Government by email at

Billing snapshot 2024: guidance
Billing snapshot 2024: template


Please send data returns, and any queries, to

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