This course is specifically designed to give delegates an in-depth understanding of all technical aspects of business rates administration.
The content develops an understanding of legislative requirements and discusses options for establishing best practice. It provides an opportunity to consider the practical procedural issues that need to be addressed in order to maximise business rate revenue.
Who should attend
All revenues and customer service staff dealing with council tax matters, as well as supervisors and managers involved in decision-making and dispute resolution.
rate retention principles
identifying the relevant non-domestic hereditament
the boundary between domestic and non-domestic
completion notice - the meaning of ready for occupation
extent of schedule 5 exemptions from rating
determining rateable occupation
understanding rate avoidance issues
avoiding ineligible exemptions
effective rate relief administration
personal liability of company directors
pre-preferential expenses in insolvency
action in a court of competent jurisdiction
case law review
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