Taxation and Business Rates

Administration of Business Rates Review

Following the Government’s review of business rates, potential administrative reforms to the system have been made available for consultation.

In their submission, ACS supports more frequent revaluations, which would make changes to business rate bills less burdensome for local shops. In addition, ACS requested further transparency from the VOA to reveal the information they use to rate business premises. This in turn would give convenience retailers more confidence in their business’ rating, making them less liable to challenge their rating.

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