Thursday, 27 November 2014

Appeals against business rates assessments

 

Appeals

If you make a valid proposal to the Valuation Office Agency about your property’s assessment for business rates or the entry in the rating list, and if it is not settled within three months, the valuation officer must transfer it to the Valuation Tribunal as an appeal.

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FAQ 01

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  • What is an appeal?

FAQ 02

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  • Can I observe another tribunal hearing before my case is heard?

FAQ 03c

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  • How do I make an appeal?

FAQ 56

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FAQ 15a

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  • Am I likely to win my appeal?

FAQ 17

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  • Does it cost anything to appeal?

FAQ 35b

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  • What are the time limits for making appeals?

FAQ 19

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  • What happens after you receive my appeal?

FAQ 73b

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  • When will you list my non-domestic rating case for hearing?

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FAQ 21

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  • How do I prepare my case for the tribunal hearing?

FAQ 78

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  • Where can I find evidence to support my rating appeal?

FAQ 80

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  • What are the new procedures for rating appeals against the 2010 list?

FAQ 82

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  • What should a statement of case include?

FAQ 22

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  • Can I request a different hearing date (postponement) if I cannot attend the hearing you have given me or I need more time to prepare my case?

FAQ 48

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  • I want my appeal to be heard without the need for me to attend a hearing - what are my options?

FAQ 81

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  • What should a written submission include?

FAQ 18

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  • Where do you hold tribunal hearings?

FAQ 60

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  • Can I request a private hearing?

FAQ 28

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  • What if I want to attend a tribunal hearing and have extra needs?

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  • What happens at the tribunal hearing?

FAQ 71

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  • What is a lead appeal?

FAQ 72

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  • What is a complex case?

FAQ 52

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  • Can I appeal against the Valuation Tribunal’s decision on business rates?

FAQ 27

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  • Can I contact you to ask for advice?

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Practice Statements (rules & procedures)

Click here to view Practice Statements that you should be aware of if you intend making an appeal to the Tribunal

 
 
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