Warwick Council 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.

Warwick Council is the local governing body responsible for local government district of central Warwickshire. Warwick council business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises. This includes most commercial properties such as department stores and office buildings, which make up the typical economy in the Warwick region.

A typically large industry is the creative and digital sector, which can also be subject to business rates in Warwick. Properties such as warehouses and department stores in the creative and digital 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.

Warwick also relies heavily on the architectural and engineering sector, which in 2016 helped to account for 30% of all businesses in the county. Warwick council business rates relief could apply to many businesses in the architectural and engineering sector. Another large contributor to the economy in Warwick is the management and consultant activities industry, where the sector certainly contributed to the 14.3% rise in business growth between 2014 and 2016. Your business rates in Warwick 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 Warwick. This means that unless RVA are able to find a reduction in your Warwick 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 Warwick and the rest of England and Wales.

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