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Know your Non Domestic Rates
Tuesday 29th October 2019

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This course gives delegates an invaluable introduction or refresher to the administration of NDR in Scotland. It will be of interest to local authority staff and others, such as Sheriff Officers’ staff and recovery agents.

The programme includes:

  • Basis of Charge (Uniform business rate; Small business; Empty rate; Pooling arrangements)

  • Valuation (Assessor; Valuation Roll; Rateable Values; Exemptions; Appeals; Revaluation - 2017; Transitional Arrangements)

  • Assessment (Assessment Roll; Liability; Rateable Occupation; Exemptions; Appeals)

  • Reductions (Mandatory, Discretionary, Rural and Hardship Reliefs and Disabled Persons Act)

  • The Small Business Bonus Scheme

  • Payments and Enforcement (Demand Notices; Instalments; Reminders, Services Notices; Summary Warrant; Decree; Diligence)

 

The course also covers topical NDR issues including Empty Property Relief, Rates Avoidance and the recommendations of the Barclay Review and progress with the recommendations.

The Course Leader is Kevin Fraser, current President of the IRRV Scottish Association, Chair of the Non Domestic Rates Practitioners’ Group and Principal Officer (Local Taxes) for Perth & Kinross Council.

 

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