Rating Manual section 7: challenges to the rating list

Part 2: appendices

The Valuation Office Agency's (VOA) technical manual for the rating of business (non-domestic) property.

Appendix 1: VO 7300

Case No:

Valuation Tribunal Serial No:

WITHDRAWAL OF 2005 RATING *PROPOSAL *APPEAL

Billing Authority : *

Reference Number : *

Description : *

Property Address : *

The persons whose signatures are shown below agree that the proposal to alter the Rating List dated * made by * shall be withdrawn.

The persons whose signatures are shown below agree that the *appeal *deemed appeal made on * by * shall be withdrawn.

Signed by or on behalf of :-

  1. The proposer :

  2. The occupier at date of proposal :

  3. The ratepayer at date of agreement to withdraw :

  4. Any other interested person :

(who has served notice on the Valuation Officer)

  1. The Relevant Authority :

I confirm that all relevant parties of whom I am aware have signed this withdrawal.

Valuation Officer : Date :

Appendix 2: Schedule of forms

Form No Purpose Appendix
     
Withdrawal Form    
     
VO 7300 The withdrawal of any proposal, including a New Entry Proposal, by the maker of that proposal; or withdrawal of a deemed appeal by the person deemed to have made the appeal. 2:6:1
     
Agreement Forms    
     
VO 7302 To alter the description, address, Rateable Value or Effective Date of an existing entry in the Rating List (ie no change in unit of assessment). 2:6:6
     
VO 7303 To insert a new entry in the Rating List 2:6:7
     
VO 7304 To delete an entry from the Rating List where the hereditament has been demolished, is being refurbished, is exempt from rating or is no longer a relevant non-domestic hereditament. (Not to be used in the case of split, merged or reconstituted hereditaments.) 2:6:8
     
VO 7305 To alter the Rating List by the deletion of one or more existing entries and the insertion of one or more new entries as a result of split, merger or reconstitution of a hereditament or hereditaments. 2:6:9
     
  The schedule on the reverse of VO 7305 should be used to show all the relevant entries.  
     
VO 7306 To alter an historic entry previously shown in the Rating List where there has been no change in the unit of assessment. 2:6:10
     
  (Not to be used in the case of split, merged or reconstituted hereditaments.)  
     
VO 7307 To alter an historic entry or entries resulting in a split, merger or reconstitution of a hereditament or hereditaments. 2:6:11
     
  The schedule on the reverse of VO 7307 should be used to show all the relevant entries.  

Appendix 3: VO 7057

Proposal To Alter The 2005 Rating List

Dear *

This notice is important and requires your immediate consideration

Proposal to alter the 2005 rating list

Billing Authority : *

Reference Number : *

Address : *

Date Proposal received : *

On * you served notice on me that you wished to be a party to proceedings in respect of the proposal to alter the Rating List dated * made by * in respect of the above property.

I am writing to notify you that the person who made the proposal (a copy is enclosed) has now withdrawn it.

Although the proposal has been withdrawn, you may have the right to pursue the matter, but only if you would have been entitled to make the proposal when it was originally made. A copy of Guidance Notes for the completion of a proposal is enclosed which may assist you in deciding whether you are entitled to exercise that right.

If you consider you are entitled to exercise that right and wish to do so, you should complete the attached notice VO 7058. It must be served on me within six weeks beginning on the date this notice is served on you.

Provided the notice is properly completed, it will be treated as a proposal made by you on the date I receive it, in the same terms as the original proposal.

Should you have any enquiries about this notice, please contact this office quoting the above reference.

Yours faithfully

Valuation Officer

Enc.

Appendix 4: VO 7058

Notice by Interested Person in respect of a Proposal to alter the Rating List

To the Valuation Officer Correspondence Address: *

Phone no: *

Our Ref: *

Date: *

Notice by Interested Person in respect of a Proposal to alter the Rating List

Billing Authority: *

Reference Number: *

Description: *

Address of Property to which proposal relates: *

Date Proposal Made: *

Proposal made by: *

This Notice is given in respect of your letter dated in which you stated that the proposal, referred to above , has been withdrawn.

As an interested person, I have to advise you that I wish to take part in the proceedings in respect of the above proposal.

I confirm that I would have been entitled to make the proposal in the same terms on the day it was served on the Valuation Officer, in my capacity as *

I understand that any alteration to the Rating List that may be made as a result of this notice shall have effect from the day that would have applied if the above proposal had not been withdrawn.

Signed : ___________ Date: ________

Name in Capital Letters: _____________

  • Please insert Owner, Occupier, Leaseholder etc. as appropriate

Appendix 5: VO7308

Settlement Of 2005 Lists Rating Appeal

The Clerk of the Valuation Tribunal

Case No : * VT Serial No : *

Date : *

Regulation 24 of the Non-Domestic Rating (Alteration of Lists and Appeals) (England) Regulations 2005

Billing Authority : *

Reference Number : *

Description : *

Property Address : *

*Proposal * Deemed appeal * Transitional Certificate dated : * Appeal dated * made by * : *

*The appeal in respect of the above *proposal *deemed appeal *transitional certificate has been withdrawn. *The appeal in respect of the above *proposal *deemed appeal *transitional certificate has been settled by agreement and is deemed to be withdrawn.

Valuation Officer

Appendix 6: VO7302

Agreement To Alter The 2005 Rating List

Case No : * Valuation Tribunal Serial No : *

Agreement To Alter The 2005 Rating List

Billing Authority : *

This is an agreement to alter the Rating List in respect of a *proposal *deemed appeal dated * made by *.

The persons whose signatures appear on this document agree that the Rating List shall be altered by amending the existing entry to that shown below:-

Reference Number: *

Description: *

Address: *

Rateable Value: £*

Effective date of Alteration: *

Signed by or on behalf of :-

1. The proposer :

2. The occupier at date of proposal :

(if different from 1 above)

3. The ratepayer at date of agreement :

(if different from 1 and/or 2 above)

4. Any other interested person :

(who has served notice on the Valuation Officer)

5. The Relevant Authority :

(where appropriate)

6. The Valuation Officer :

Date:

Appendix 7: VO7303

Agreement To Alter The 2005 Rating List

Case No : * Valuation Tribunal Serial No : *

Billing Authority : *

This is an agreement to alter the Rating List in respect of a *proposal *deemed appeal dated * made by *.

The persons whose signatures appear on this document agree that the Rating List shall be altered by the insertion of the entry shown below :-

Reference Number : *

Description : *

Address : *

Rateable Value : £*

Effective date of Alteration : *

Signed by or on behalf of :-

1. The proposer :

2. The occupier at date of proposal :

(if different from 1 above)

3. The ratepayer at date of agreement :

(if different from 1 and/or 2 above)

4. Any other interested person :

(who has served notice on the Valuation Officer)

5. The Relevant Authority :

(where appropriate)

6. The Valuation Officer :

Date :

Appendix 8: VO7304

Agreement To Alter The 2005 Rating List

Case No : * Valuation Tribunal Serial No : *

Billing Authority : *

This is an agreement to alter the Rating List in respect of a proposal dated * made by *.

The persons whose signatures appear on this document agree that the Rating List shall be altered by the deletion of the existing entry shown below and the Effective Date of that alteration shall be as stated below :-

Reference Number : *

Description : *

Address : *

Rateable Value : £*

Effective Date in Rating List : *

Effective date of Alteration : *

Signed by or on behalf of :-

1. The proposer :

2. The occupier at date of proposal :

(if different from 1 above)

3. The ratepayer at date of agreement :

(if different from 1 and/or 2 above)

4. Any other interested person :

(who has served notice on the Valuation Officer)

5. The Relevant Authority :

(where appropriate)

6. The Valuation Officer :

Date :

Appendix 9: VO7305

Agreement To Alter The 2005 Rating List

Case No :* Valuation Tribunal Serial No :*

Billing Authority : *

This is an agreement to alter the Rating List in respect of a *proposal *deemed appeal dated * made by *.

The persons whose signatures appear on this document agree that the Rating List shall be altered by the deletion of the existing *entry *entries shown and the insertion of the revised *entry *entries as shown on the schedule attached.

Signed by or on behalf of :-

1. The proposer :

2. The occupier*s at date of proposal :

(if different from 1 above)

3. The ratepayer*s at date of agreement :

(if different from 1 and/or 2 above)

4. Any other interested person*s :

(who has served notice on the Valuation Officer)

5. The Relevant Authority :

(where appropriate)

6. The Valuation Officer :

Date :

Schedule Forming Part Of An Agreement To Alter The Rating List

Proposal dated * made by *.

Ref No Description Address Rateable Value £ Effective Date in Rating List (if shown) Effective Date of Alteration
1 2 3 4 5 6
Existing Entry(ies)          
* * * * * *
Revised Entry(ies)          
* * * * * *

Appendix 10: VO7306

Agreement To Alter The 2005 Rating List

Case No : * Valuation Tribunal Serial No : *

Agreement To Alter The 2005 Rating List

Billing Authority : *

This is an agreement to alter an entry previously shown in the Rating List which was the subject of a *proposal *deemed appeal dated * made by *.

The persons whose signatures appear on this document agree that the entry shown below shall be substituted for the relevant previous entry in the Rating List.

Reference Number: *

Description : *

Address : *

Rateable Value : £*

Effective date of Alteration : *

Signed by or on behalf of :-

1. The proposer :

2. The occupier at date of proposal :

(if different from 1 above)

3. The ratepayer at date of agreement :

(if different from 1 and/or 2 above)

4. Any other interested person :

(who has served notice on the Valuation Officer)

5. The Relevant Authority :

(where appropriate)

6. The Valuation Officer :

Date :

Appendix 11: VO7307

Agreement To Alter The 2005 Rating List

Case No : * Valuation Tribunal Serial No : *

Billing Authority : *

This is an agreement to alter an *entry *entries previously shown in the Rating List which *was *were the subject of a *proposal *deemed appeal dated * made by *.

The persons whose signatures appear on this document agree that for the *entry *entries previously shown in the Rating List shall be substituted for the revised *entry *entries which *is *are shown on the schedule attached.

Signed by or on behalf of :-

1. The proposer :

2. The occupier*s at date of proposal :

(if different from 1 above)

3. The ratepayer*s at date of agreement :

(if different from 1 and/or 2 above)

4. Any other interested person*s :

(who has served notice on the Valuation Officer)

5. The Relevant Authority :

(where appropriate)

6. The Valuation Officer :

Date :

Schedule Forming Part Of An Agreement To Alter The Rating List

Proposal dated * made by *.

Ref No Description Address Rateable Value £ Effective Date in Rating List (if shown) Effective Date of Alteration
1 2 3 4 5 6
           
* * * * * *

Appendix 12: VO7301

Your Proposal To Alter The 2005 Non Domestic Rating List

Dear *

Billing Authority : *

Reference No : *

Rateable Value : *

Address : *

Date Proposal Received : *

Further to our recent communication regarding my agreement to alter the rating list in light of your proposal, I enclose copies of an agreement form.

If you still agree that the rating list should be altered in accordance with the attached agreement forms, please sign them, keep one copy for your records and return the remainder to me. Once I have received these and signed them myself, the rating list will be altered accordingly.

If you have any queries please contact my office, a member of staff will be pleased to assist you. You will find more information on business rates at www.voa.gov.uk and www.businesslink.gov.uk, both official government websites.

Yours faithfully

Valuation Officer Enc.