Category: Rateable Value

What business rates teams can expect in the year ahead

Following the presentation I delivered at the IRRV National Annual Conference, I wanted to reiterate five key challenges that business rates teams are most likely to face in the year ahead. Rates Retention Reform On the 3rd October this year, the local government finance settlement
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Challenging rateable values of council owned property – why do it?

It’s easy to forget that Billing Authorities are themselves subject to rateable values on the numerous properties they own. Typical assets include Council offices, car parks, schools, libraries, leisure centres, community centres and the more specialist properties such as public conveniences and crematoriums. Wilks Head
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