Melton 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.

Melton Borough Council is the local governing body responsible for the government district, with borough status, of Melton. It is named after its main town Melton Mowbray, and includes other settlements such as Bottesford and Asfordby. Melton Borough council business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as offices and warehouses, which make up the typical economy in the Melton region.

A typically large industry is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Melton. Properties such as offices in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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.

Melton also relies heavily on the manufacturing sector, which represents 21.3%of employment in the Melton area. Melton borough council business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the manufacturing sector. Another large contributor to the economy in the Melton area is the retail industry, which accounts for 8.5% of the workforce. Your business rates in Melton 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 Melton area. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Melton 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 Melton and the rest of England and Wales.

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