2017 Rating Revaluation

The new Rateable Values became effective on 1 April 2017 and ratepayers are now paying bills based on these revised values.  Owners and occupier have had the ability to lodge appeals against these figures, as from the effective date.  However, the appeal window closed on 30 September 2017, after which there was no opportunity to lodge an appeal unless there has been a material change at the property.

The timeline for the 2017 Business Rates Revaluation in Scotland is as follows:

Revaluation Timeline (updated July 2017)As predicted, the 2017 Revaluation resulted in significant rises in rateable values due to the fact that the ‘tone date’ for the 2017 Revaluation was 1st April 2015 when the full effects of the falling oil price and subsequent downturn in the oil and gas industry had still to be felt in the property market.  It should be noted that, in recognition of the increased financial pressures on businesses in the North–East,  the Scottish Government and Local Authorities have made provisions for Transitional Relief packages for the financial year 2017/2018.   The Reliefs are available by application only and should you require further information on how these provisions may impact your own circumstances please contact us.

Otherwise, if you require more information on the 2017 Revaluation and the appeal process please contact Richard Foster, who heads our Business Rates Department.

 

Services Selector

FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Superb retail unit on high profile development where Taco Bell are trading. The unit extends to 3,500 sq.ft but can… https://t.co/aAGQI1EM9j 2 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett TO LET - city centre retail unit in close proximity to Bon Accord Shopping Centre and Marischal Square. All enquiri… https://t.co/g2Ef0PBhNl 4 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett City Centre Office Suites To Let. Competitive rental and flexible terms. For further info please contact gregor.mor… https://t.co/PaxUhxYLR0 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Industrial Units To Let. For further info please contact graeme.watt@fgburnett.co.uk 01224 597533 #industrialhttps://t.co/BLw71H02Bb 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Completely refurbished Industrial Units To Let. For further info please contact graeme.watt@fgburnett.co.uk 01224 5… https://t.co/oag5M9vC4A 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Modern Open Plan Office Suite with 3 car parking spaces To Let. For info contact graeme.nisbet@fgburnett.co.uk 0122… https://t.co/HWFS5Mryjp 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Industrial Investment Opportunity For Sale. For further info please contact lisa.cowie@fgburnett.co.uk 01224 597536… https://t.co/wAVC9waUyV 3 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett New Modern Industrial Units To Let. For further info please contact lisa.cowie@fgburnett.co.uk 01224 597536… https://t.co/kckDQazOqP 3 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Open Plan Suite with Car Parking To Let. For info please contact lisa.cowie@fgburnett.co.uk 01224 597536 #officehttps://t.co/NZSgzFFrHL 3 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Quality Detached Office & Industrial Buildings in the heart of Aberdeen's Energy Transition Zone To Let/For Sale. F… https://t.co/CLK6QRM8pV 3 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett City Centre Office Suites To Let/For Sale. For further info please contact graeme.nisbet@fgburnett.co.uk 01224 5975… https://t.co/JAn3yf08Gn 4 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Town Centre Premises For Sale – Reduced Price £55,000. For further info please contact daniel.mitchell@fgburnett.co… https://t.co/UXzgJlZ4yL 4 weeks ago