Basingstoke and Deane Business Rates

Business Rates (also known as non-domestic rates) are a tax levied by the government on all commercial premises. The Rateable Value of a property is set by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) and collected by your local authority.

Basingstoke and Deane Council is the local governing body responsible for the government district and borough of Basingstoke and Deane, in Hampshire. Basingstoke and Deane business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as offices and cinemas, which make up the typical economy in the Basingstoke and Deane region.

A typically large industry is the retail sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Basingstoke and Deane. Properties such as shops and offices in the retail sector can be incorrectly valued as usually their use can change over many years, and information may not have been updated with the VOA. This can have a huge impact on business running costs, as business rates can be in the top five costs for a business.

Basingstoke and Deane also relies heavily on the information and communication sector, which accounts for 8,000 jobs in the Basingstoke and Deane area. Basingstoke and Deane business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the information and communication sector. Another large contributor to the economy in the Basingstoke and Deane area is the art, entertainment and recreation services industry, which represents 9.1% of employment in the region. Your business rates in Basingstoke and Deane can be affected by any disruption or adverse access to your property and backdated savings could apply to the beginning of the Ratings List.

RVA Surveyors offers a ‘no reduction, no fee’ service, giving reassurance to all businesses when tackling their business rates in the Basingstoke and Deane area. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Basingstoke and Deane business rates, there is no cost to the business. Whether commercial property owners or tenants, RVA are able to help business rates payers achieve reductions in their business rates across Basingstoke and Deane and the rest of England and Wales.

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Basingstoke and Deane July 5, 2022