Business Rates Revaluations and Appeals


Inject cash back into your business by appointing a rates expert to assist with the new 2017 Business Rateable Values.

For the past 15 years our team have helped thousands of businesses, property tenants and IPs appeal their business rates and recover millions of pounds and savings on their behalf.

Regardless of whether you rent or lease 1 or 100 commercial properties, our NO WIN NO Fee proposition can help secure refunds, where applicable, and inject cash back into business.

Business rates will be calculated using new rateable values from 01 April 2017; something the VOA and Assessors Office tend to do every 5 or so years.

The new business rates are primarily based on the property’s market rental value.

The draft rateable value for most business properties will be published in October 2016 to give you a better understanding of your new or revised valuation.

You will then be able to review your draft valuation online and tell the Valuation Office Agency or Assessors Office before your local council calculates your business rates bill from 1 April 2017.

Rates Revaluation April 2017

Appoint a rates expert to get help with the complex new 2017 Rates Revaluation forms, apply for business rates relief or make an appeal. Additionally we can help you with the impact of Rates Revaluation will have on your business finances.

Business Rates Appeals Process

Ratepayers are given an opportunity to view the data held by the VOA and Assessors Office and update if required.

The new business rates system will make it easier for ratepayers to understand how business rates are worked out.

  • The challenge stage allows ratepayers to contest their rating entry if they think its wrong.
  • Ratepayers need to give reasons for their challenge.
  • Discussions are held then a decision on the challenge and rating list is altered.
  • The appeal stage allows a ratepayer to appeal the decision by the VOA/Assessors Office.

Appointing PCA today will mean that you can get help and support with the new ratings, apply for the appropriate business rating relief or make an appeal.

Additionally, when the draft valuation figures are published, we can inform you of the impact of these changes to your business to allow you to plan your finances accordingly.

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