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Non-Domestic (Business) Rates

Scottish Government Response to Barclay Review

On 14 December 2017, the Government published an implementation plan in response to the Barclay review.  It can be accessed at the attached link.

On 12 September 2017, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution set out the Government's initial response to the Barclay review. More details can be found at the attached link

Revaluation 2017

All rateable properties are subject to revaluation by the Assessors with effect from 1 April 2017.

Provisional property revaluations can now be searched at the Scottish Assessors Association portal. Revaluations will be finalised and posted to properties by Assessors from March 2017.

The Scottish Government has no locus in individual valuations. Any representations should be made to the Scottish Assessors.

Please see attached link to the fact sheet relating to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution's statement provided on 21st February 2017.

Barclay Review of Business Rates

The Barclay review group has been set up to make recommendations that seek to enhance and reform the business rates system in Scotland to better support business growth and long term investment and reflect changing marketplaces.

Information for Businesses

Visit mygov.scot for information about business rates, including:

You can also use our Business Rates Calculator - this gives an estimate of your business rates bill.