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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.

You Win Some & You Lose Some
You Win Some & You Lose Some
8th Jun 2016

The effect of the new Decapitalisation Rate will mean higher rates overall as the Government will have to increase the UBR to compensate for this loss in the total tax take.

The Winners in 2017
The Winners in 2017
1st Jun 2016

When the next revaluation comes into force, some businesses will move outside of the £12,000 threshold for rates relief, and some will fall within it. This largely depends on the specific nature of your property and where in the country it is located.

2017 BUSINESS RATES REVALUATION
2017 BUSINESS RATES REVALUATION
27th May 2016

1st April 2017 is a date that should be in every businesses diary. This date brings the new rating list into effect.

Merged Muddle - A Business Rates Warning
Merged Muddle - A Business Rates Warning
9th Mar 2016

The Valuation Office Agency has now re-drafted its own Rating Manual to reflect the decision with wide repercussions expected for the ratepayers who occupy similar premises.

Not Liable For Rates?
Not Liable For Rates?
9th Feb 2016

In an unusual case, the Upper Tribunal has determined that a former retail warehouse building should be treated as exempt from rates as an agricultural building, because it was being used solely in connection with agricultural use.

Provisional UBR Multiplier Announced Creates Highest Property Tax
Provisional UBR Multiplier Announced Creates Highest Property Tax
27th Jan 2016

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has confirmed provisional Uniform Business Rate (UBR) multipliers for the 2016/17.

Roger Hannah & Co Christmas Property Pop Quiz
Roger Hannah & Co Christmas Property Pop Quiz
14th Dec 2015

Roger Hannah & Co recruits effectively in the last quarter of 2015.
Roger Hannah & Co recruits effectively in the last quarter of 2015.
11th Nov 2015

3 new recruits who each specialise in their individual fields, Roger Hannah & Co has effectively added addition specialist resource to the Landlord & Tenant, Building Surveying and Facilities Management departments.

Check, Challenge, Appeal
Check, Challenge, Appeal
28th Sep 2015

New business rates legislation proposed by the Government will increase the administrative burden on small firms; these proposals contain three new measures which have been heavily criticised simply put it would appear the Government are seeking to discourage businesses from appealing their rating assessments.

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