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2017 Business Rates Appeals Procedure
2017 Business Rates Appeals Procedure
21st Jul 2017

The changes to the appeals system are significant and place the onus firmly on the ratepayer to demonstrate their assessment is excessive.

Roger Hannah & Co – Hits No 2 Nationwide
Roger Hannah & Co – Hits No 2 Nationwide
10th Jul 2017

We are the second highest growing practice of chartered surveyors Nationwide!

Budget 2017 Winners and Losers:
Budget 2017 Winners and Losers:
9th Mar 2017

"The Chancellor has completely ignored industry calls to stop the proposed changes to the appeal system."

Business Rates Boost for Property Developers
Business Rates Boost for Property Developers
7th Mar 2017

Property owners and developers have welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling in a Landmark business rates case when deciding that properties undergoing redevelopment should be valued at a lower rate.

This could take years as Rates Appeals backlog mounts.
This could take years as Rates Appeals backlog mounts.
24th Feb 2017

Businesses that appeal their 2017 rates assessment could be in for a shock and have to wait years for them to be resolved because of a backlog facing the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) from outstanding appeals and Government proposals to alter the appeals system.

Business Rates Autumn Statement
Business Rates Autumn Statement
24th Nov 2016

In the words of the Chancellor... “Trust Me It Is Complicated”

The Business Rates Revaluation will have an Impact on Tenants Statutory Compensation.
The Business Rates Revaluation will have an Impact on Tenants Statutory Compensation.
8th Nov 2016

The Business Rates revaluation should be taken into account by Landlords when considering the amount of tenant's statutory compensation payable under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

The Unappealing Appeal
The Unappealing Appeal
14th Oct 2016

Any Business Rate Appeal that actually reaches the Valuation Tribunal can only be amended if the proposed new rateable value is outside the bounds of reasonable professional judgement!

Hammer Blow
Hammer Blow
10th Oct 2016

Following the release of the draft rating list last week, properties in London’s West End are set to see hikes of 75% to 100% in their rateable values, with some shops seeing as much as a 250% rise.

Business Rates Appeals add a Sting in the Tail.
Business Rates Appeals add a Sting in the Tail.
26th Aug 2016

The Government has launched its latest consultation of the Business Rates Appeals System. As part of its reform of rates appeals a move to a ‘check, challenge, appeal’ system may come with massive Sting in the Tail.

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