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.
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council is the local authority responsible for the county borough of Neath Port Talbot, in Wales. Neath Port Talbot business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as manufacturing firms and retail shops, which make up the typical economy in the Neath Port Talbot region.
A typically large industry is the information and communication sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Neath Port Talbot. Properties such as office buildings in the information and communication 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.
Neath Port Talbot also relies heavily on the retail sector, of which contributed to the estimated overall GDP (Gross Domestic Product) for the region of £3 billion in 2019. Neath Port Talbot business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the retail sector. Another large contributor to the economy in Neath Port Talbot is the manufacturing industry, which represents 17.5% of roles in the region. Your business rates in Neath Port Talbot 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 Neath Port Talbot. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Neath Port Talbot 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 Neath Port Talbot and the rest of England and Wales.