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
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Professional Agency Team
of the Year
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
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.)