Valuation Office Agency
Be wary of rogue business rates agents
If you want an agent to manage your business rates, use our checklist to choose one. Don’t let an agent choose you.
You can contact the VOA if you think your property may be in the wrong Council Tax band. Before challenging your band, it is important to know what evidence we consider when working out bands.
Have your say before 7 June on proposals to disclose more information on business rates valuations.
2023 Non-Domestic Rating list
You can now see the rateable value for your business property and tell us if you think it is too high.
Wales adopts Check, Challenge Appeal process
The new system replaces making a proposal to alter the valuation of your non-domestic property.
Watch our webinar on business rates
We have a new webinar on understanding business rates available to watch.
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What we do
The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) gives the government the valuations and property advice needed to support taxation and benefits.
VOA is an executive agency, sponsored by HM Revenue & Customs, supported by 1 public body.
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Policy papers and consultations
- Consultation on disclosure: sharing information on business rate valuations
- Business rates: delivering more frequent revaluations
Transparency and freedom of information releases
- HMRC and VOA: workforce management information, April 2023
- Valuation Office Agency: April 2023 transparency data
Contact the VOA
If you have a query about your case or any VOA services, the best way to get in touch or find the information you are looking for is through our Contact Form.
Our telephone service is available between 9.00am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
03000 501501 (England)
03000 505505 (Wales / Cymru)
If you have a media enquiry about the Valuation Office Agency, you can contact our press office using the details below. This service is only for journalists and our press office cannot help with customer service enquiries.
Phone: 03000 543466
Our normal office hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. Outside of this we will only respond to urgent media enquiries. Our duty press officer can be contacted on 07773 572114.
The VOA is bound by the rules of confidentiality and cannot discuss details of individual taxpayers or companies.
Make an FOI request
- Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
- Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
- Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.
Freedom of information
We will acknowledge your request within three working days. If you have not had an acknowledgement please contact the VOA.
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