Comprehensive overview on empty property rates for landlords and tenants
Following on from several landmark court and tribunal rulings of late, I have compiled a free guide that offers a comprehensive overview to landlords and tenants on ways to reduce empty property business rates liability.
The 9-page step-by-step guide offers no less than 20 strategic options available to businesses that go beyond simply appealing their level of Rateable Value. It covers the various exemptions currently available, as well as the applicable business rates relief schemes.
One casualty of the Brexit uncertainty and the prorogation of Parliament has been the much-anticipated business rates reform legislation.
Several English local authorities are banding together to lobby the Government to close a loophole they claim is costing millions in lost revenue each year.
The Welsh Government has published its summary following a 12-week consultation on potential legislative changes that would affect business rates at its next revaluation in 2021.