Mid Suffolk 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.

Mid Suffolk Council is the local governing body responsible for the Government District of Mid Suffolk. The council was based in Needham until 2017, and is now in Ipswich. Mid Suffolk 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 Mid Suffolk region.

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

Mid Suffolk also relies heavily on the manufacturing sector, which accounts for 12.7% of employment in the Mid Suffolk area. Mid Suffolk business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the manufacturing sector. Another large contributor to the economy in the Mid Suffolk area is the construction industry, which works with heavy machinery and the delivery of large loads. Your business rates in Mid Suffolk 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 Mid Suffolk area. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Mid Suffolk 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 Mid Suffolk and the rest of England and Wales.

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