East Staffordshire Borough Council 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.

East Staffordshire Council is the local governing body responsible for the government district, with borough status, of East Staffordshire.  East Staffordshire borough council business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as hotels and warehouses, which make up the typical economy in the East Staffordshire region.

A typically large industry is the transport and storage sector, which can also be subject to business rates in East Staffordshire. Properties such as warehouses in the transport and storage 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.

East Staffordshire also relies heavily on the business administration & support sector, which contributed to the 7% growth in GDP (Gross Domestic Product) in the East Staffordshire area. East Staffordshire borough council business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the business administration and support sector. Another large contributor to the economy in the East Staffordshire area is the manufacturing industry, which works with heavy machinery and delivering across the UK. Your business rates in East Staffordshire 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 East Staffordshire area. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your East Staffordshire borough council 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 East Staffordshire and the rest of England and Wales.

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