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.
Cannock Chase Council is the local governing body responsible for the Government District of Cannock Chase in Staffordshire. The district also covers the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Beauty, for which it is also named. Cannock Chase council business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as warehouses and department stores which make up the typical economy in the Cannock Chase region.
A typically large industry is the wholesale sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Cannock Chase. Properties such as warehouses in the wholesale 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.
Cannock Chase also relies heavily on the transport and storage sector, which represents for 12.8% of employment in the Cannock Chase area. Cannock Chase business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the transport and storage sector. Another large contributor to the economy in the Cannock Chase area is the retail industry, which accounts for 4,500 jobs in the area. Your business rates in Cannock Chase 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 Cannock Chase area. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Cannock Chase 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 Cannock Chase and the rest of England and Wales.