Appeal against your rateable value

Business rates – valuations and valuation appeals

Each non-domestic property has a rateable value, which is set by 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 via the website below.

2017 rating revaluation and appeals

There is a new way to review rating assessments that have been introduced from 1 April 2017 and this is shown below. Appeals against 2010 rateable values, that apply until 31 March 2017, must be made by completing a proposal and issuing this to the Valuation Office. 

The new system is known as Check, Challenge and Appeal.

You can find and review your rateable value on the Valuation Office website. If you have reason to believe that your 2017 rateable value is not correct, follow the instructions provided on the VOA website.

You will need to do the following:

  • CHECK - review and confirm the facts about your property held by the VOA
  • CHALLENGE - once the facts are established, explain why you believe your valuation is wrong

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

If you want to contact the Valuation Office, please use the details below: 

Tel: 03000 501 501
Email: ratingsouthwest@voa.gsi.gov.uk
Website: www.voa.gov.uk
 

Last updated: 26 May 2017. Was this information helpful?

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