Business rates are a local tax charged on most non-domestic properties, like:
- holiday rental homes or guest houses
You’ll probably have to pay business rates if you use a building or part of a building for any non-domestic purposes.
The rateable value is set by the Valuation Office Agency - we issue bills based on these values.
What is the rateable value?
A property's rateable value is an assessment of the annual rent the property would cost if it was available to let on the open market on a fixed valuation date. Current rateable values are based on the valuation date of 1 April 2015.
A new rating list is due to commence on 1 April 2023, with a valuation date of 1 April 2021. The draft list will be available on the Valuation Office Agency website towards the end of 2022.