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.
Derbyshire Dales Council is the local governing body responsible for the government district of Derbyshire Dales. Derbyshire Dales business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as hotels and takeaways, which make up the typical economy in the Derbyshire Dales region.
A typically large industry is the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Derbyshire Dales. Properties such as warehouses in the agriculture, forestry and fishing 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.
Derbyshire Dales also relies heavily on the accommodation and foods services sector, which represents 13% of the roles in the area. Derbyshire Dales small business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the accommodation and food services sector. Another large contributor to the economy in Derbyshire Dales is the manufacturing industry, where companies work delivering across the UK. Your business rates in Derbyshire Dales 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 Derbyshire Dales. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Derbyshire Dales 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 Derbyshire Dales and the rest of England and Wales.