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Welcome to Accurates

 

 

We probe the past to find and reclaim rating overpayments on your behalf

We nearly always find substantial sums that can be recovered.

Our expertise lies in analysing historical records to identify overpayments then negotiating the money’s return to our clients’ accounts. These services are offered on a risk-free, performance-fee basis and there are no upfront or time based charges.

 

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Colliers International - the only Rating Team shortlisted in the 2012 awards.

 


Can you be sure you haven’t overpaid your rates now or in the past?

It could be as simple as,

  • an inaccurate calculation by the billing authority
  • or charges that were not compliant with legislation in force at the time.

Rating overpayments are easily made, and easily overlooked, especially if this area is not your core competency, which is where we come in. We have a deep specialist knowledge of the system of rate reliefs, allowances and exemptions.

We've recovered substantial amounts of money for clients, in one instance £3.5 million.

 Read our remarkable case studies


Rating liability on empty properties has changed

From 1 April 2008, 100% ratesbecame payable on commercial property that has been unoccupied for more than 3 months and on industrial and distribution property that has been unoccupied for more than 6 months. We have a deep specialist knowledge of the system of rate reliefs, allowances and exemptions.

We can help you minimise your liabilities


(We are not a rating agency so please don’t ask us about negotiating better business rates - ask the Colliers International rating team.)

 

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Welcome to accurates - the business rate audit company Accurates is part of Colliers CRE, one of the UK’s largest real estate advisory companies