Valuations and valuation appeals

Apart from properties that are exempt from business rates, each non-domestic property has a rateable value which is normally set by the valuation officers of the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), an agency of the Inland Revenue. It draws up and maintains a full list of all the rateable values, which are available on the Valuation Office Agency website.

2017 Rating Revaluation

"Check and Challenge" Appeal

This will only apply to 2017 rateable values from 1 April 2017.

There is a new way to review your rating assessment that is being introduced from 1 April 2017. It will only apply to appeals against the 2017 rateable value. Appeals against 2010 rateable values that apply until 31 March 2017 must be made by completing a proposal on-line.

There is a new way

You can find and review your rateable value on the VOA's website. If you have reason to believe that your 2017 rateable value is not correct, follow the instructions provided on the site. You will need to do the following (not available until 1 April 2017):

An appeal on your 2017 rateable value is not possible, and may not be necessary, until you have completed CHECK and CHALLENGE.

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