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.
Ryedale District Council is the local governing body responsible for the non-metropolitan district of Ryedale in North Yorkshire. Ryedale district council business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as warehouses and offices, which make up the typical economy in the Ryedale region.
A typically large industry is the accommodation and food services sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Ryedale. Properties such as takeaway shops in this 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.
Ryedale also relies heavily on sectors such as manufacturing, with 20.5% of the workforce in Ryedale working in the manufacturing sector. Ryedale District Council business rates relief could apply to many businesses in this region. Another large contributor to the economy in Ryedale is the agriculture, forestry and fishing industry, which accounts for 3,500 jobs in the area. Your business rates in Ryedale 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 Ryedale. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Ryedale District 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 Ryedale and the rest of England and Wales.