Category: Forecasting

Cases affecting Rating forecasts going into 2021

  NEW CASES Meadowbank International Ltd v Allis (VO) [2020 UKUT 0321 (LC) This case concerned a former gym in Long Eaton, near Nottingham, which had stood vacant after the previous occupier became insolvent in 2014. The property was made up of two separate assessments
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Group Pre-Challenge Reviews 2021 Update

  The Completion of NNDR1 forms is a complex balancing act looking both, back at NNDR3 forms to review the previous year’s submissions and build on them whilst looking forward to forecast for provisions on appeal in the year ahead. Going into 2021 a lot
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COVID-19 – An update on MCC’s and Reliefs and exemptions

Covid-19 – Material Change in Circumstances We have been reviewing the ever changing situation with the current pandemic to assess the impact that it is having – both in relation to the impact on Council owned properties and the impact of forecasting under rates retention.
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Recent case updates affecting Rating forecasts

  Museums – Hughes (VO) v Exeter City Council (2020) UKUT 0007 (LC) Following our last update to clients in July, we have been working with rating agents and the Valuation Office Agency to discuss a way forward on appeals both on 2010 and 2017
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NNDR3 Forms – the best approach for accurate completion

Every Billing Authority has the responsibility of completing an NNDR3 form and submitting it to the Secretary of State and their major precepting Authorities by 30th April each year. The NNDR3 is the tool by which Authorities arrive at a calculation of their certified non-domestic
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