Consultation outcome

Reforming business rates appeals: check, challenge, appeal

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

The government published a consultation document on the proposals for a reformed business rates appeals system in October 2015. This document sets out decisions the government has taken, as a basis for preparing draft regulations on appeals reform for consultation in the summer.

Feedback received

Detail of feedback received

Reforming business rates appeals - summary of responses.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Consultation on proposals to reform the business rates appeals system in order to provide a better service to businesses.


Consultation description

The business rates appeals system is being reformed to provide a quicker, clearer and more transparent service to businesses.

This consultation paper sets out proposals for a 3-stage approach: ‘check, challenge, appeal’, and seeks views from businesses and other interested parties.