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.
Kingston London Borough Council is the local governing body responsible for the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, in Greater London. It is a London borough council, one of thirty-two in London. Kingston upon Thames business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as retail stores and offices, which make up the typical economy in the Kingston upon Thames region.
A typically large industry is the professional, scientific and technical sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Kingston upon Thames. Properties such as offices in the professional, scientific and technical 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.
Kingston upon Thames also relies heavily on the retail sector, accountable for 10,000 jobs in the region. Kingston upon Thames small business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the retail sector. Another large contributor to the economy in Kingston upon Thames is the business administration and support industry, which represents 12.1% of the roles in the area. Your business rates in Kingston upon Thames 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 Kingston upon Thames. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Kingston upon Thames 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 Kingston upon Thames and the rest of England and Wales.