Business rates can be a burden for property owners, especially when it comes to the empty building tax. There are how reliefs and exemptions available depending on your situation. Read more here with Roger Hannah & Co.
An expert witness can help in any disputes concerning property, including but not limited to: land and development, valuation, business rates, lease advisory, building consultancy and compulsory purchase. You may be unsure as to what an expert witness can do for you so find out more here...
Last year, all commercial properties in Great Britain were re-valued for the 2017 Rating List and the new Rateable Values were set live. During this time, properties in England had to undergo a radical change to the business rates system as a new process was put into place called Check, Challenge, Appeal (the CCA System). Find out more here.
In April, over 56,000 small businesses were faced with a steep rise in business rates. Discover the concerns for local businesses and the potential effects it could have here.
In recent months, there was heavy discussion around a so-called ‘staircase tax’ and its impact on small businesses. The announcement by Philip Hammond, then, that this controversial tax was to be mitigated through legislation has been met with approval from business across the UK. Particularly as its removal is seen as incredibly beneficial to the growth of small businesses. Read more here.