Assisting local authorities to access information and services from the Valuation Office Agency (VOA).
Further information on Renewable Energy Certificates is available in our Rating Manual.
Estimates of rateable value
Requests for valuation estimates may be requested by local authorities (only) to assist with forecasting future revenue.
Requests for estimates of rateable values (RV) should be submitted by a Billing Authority Report (BAR).
We will provide as accurate an estimate as possible to assist with forecasting future revenue – this information is not for onward sharing.
Further information on estimated assessments is available in our Rating Manual.
Estimate of Council Tax Band
We do not provide estimates for Council Tax.
Billing Authority Submission Standards
This guide sets out the information Billing Authorities (BAs) need to submit with a report to the VOA.
The submissions standards are to enable the VOA and BAs to work more effectively together in maintaining the local taxation lists.
Local Authority Information Gateway
Customer guidance publications
District Valuer Services
DVS is the specialist property arm of the VOA. Find out more about our District Valuer Services available to local authorities by visiting the DVS homepage.