Business Rates

How do you Rate? IF YOU DO NOT CHECK YOUR BUSINESS RATE ASSESSMENTS, YOU MAY BE OVERPAYING Businesses will be receiving their new business rate bills between now and 1st April. From this date, businesses can appeal against their business rates if they believe them to be incorrect.* This follows the recent quinquennial (five yearly) review of business rate assessments. This assessment is known as a rateable value. It is important that businesses ensure they have been assessed correctly because their new assessments will form the basis of their new rates bills up until 1st April 2010. Businesses can appeal by themselves, but a skilled professional advisor is crucial to ensure maximum chance of success. Professional rating advisers who are RICS members are governed by a strict code of practic... »