South Kesteven 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.

South Kesteven Council is the local authority responsible for the local government district of South Kesteven, in Lincolnshire. South Kesteven business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as manufacturing firms and warehouses, which make up the typical economy in the South Kesteven region.

A typically large industry is the retail sector, which can also be subject to business rates in South Kesteven. Properties such as office buildings and warehouses in the retail 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.

South Kesteven also relies heavily on the manufacturing sector, with roles increasing by 76% between July 2020 and July 2021. South Kesteven small business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the manufacturing sector. Another large contributor to the economy in South Kesteven is the business administration and support industry, with over 8,000 people employed in this sector. Your business rates in South Kesteven 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 South Kesteven. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your South Kesteven 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 South Kesteven and the rest of England and Wales.

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