Business rates, based on rental values are a tax on the owners and occupiers of (non domestic) commercial property. It is calculated that rates typically equate to 45% of annual rent and are a costly overhead.
The rating system can be a complex procedure. Lister Haigh have the knowledge and expertise to maximize the savings and minimise costs for their clients. We have a strong team who are able to assess your business rates and advise on the relief's available, undertake inspections, provide advice on likely rate reduction, lodge appeals with the Valuation Office, make representation at a Valuation Tribunal Hearing, if necessary, and negotiate a reduction with the Valuation Office.
If you are thinking of appealling against the rateable value of your business premises, please contact John Haigh at our Knaresborough Office on 01423 860322 for further advice and assistance.