Builders, property dealers & developers: valuation: not negotiated valuation
For cases falling within BIM51570, you should ask the District Valuer initially for a ‘not negotiated’ valuation. This should be done by memo. Do not use Form CG20, which is reserved for capital gains matters. The memo should include the following:
- A full description of the property to be valued.
- The date at which the valuation is required.
- The reason(s) why a valuation is necessary.
- Details of the taxpayer’s interest in the property. For example, freehold or leasehold. If the taxpayer held the property under a lease, a copy of the lease should be provided.
- Details of any tenancy to which the property was subject at the valuation date. For example, the rent payable and the duration of the lease.
- A summary of the taxpayer’s involvement with the property.
- A copy of the taxpayer’s valuation, including any valuer’s report.
- Any other relevant information or documents provided by the taxpayer.
It is essential that you obtain and furnish the District Valuer with a plan identifying the asset in cases where the valuation refers to:
- undeveloped land, or
- partially completed developments - in this instance also include details of the state of works at the valuation date.
If multiple property valuations are involved, see BIM51605.