Surrey Heath 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.

Surrey Heath Borough Council is the local authority responsible for the local government district – with borough status – of Surrey Heath, in Surrey. Surrey Heath 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 Surrey Heath region.

A typically large industry is the retail sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Surrey Heath. Properties such as convenience stores 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.

Surrey Heath also relies heavily on the business administration and support sector, which accounts for 11.9% of the roles in the region. Surrey Heath business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the business administration and support sector. Another large contributor to the economy in Surrey Heath is the wholesale industry, which works making deliveries across the UK. Your business rates in Surrey Heath 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 Surrey Heath. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Surrey Heath 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 Surrey Heath and the rest of England and Wales.

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