Local Taxation for Valuation Purposes

40.00 GBP

1.5 Hours Formal CPD

A common purpose of valuation is for business rates appeals. This class will provide a clear explanation of the basis of valuation and fundamental legal principles. We will also go through the valuation methods used, how to make an appeal and the research required.

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Course information

Who Should Attend

  • Surveyors involved with or considering becoming involved with Business Rates
  • Commercial Property Surveyors
  • APC/PER candidates doing valuation competency


The content will be overtly linked to the objectives and there will be a multi choice question to check the key learning point of each one.

  1. The Rating environment in 2017
  2. Legal background 2017
  3. Check challenge appeal system
  4. The 4 tenets of rateable occupation and their originating case law
  5. Basis of valuation – context
  6. How to compare like with like – quantitative and qualitative analysis (UKGN 6 and RICS GN on Comparable Property Evidence)
  7. What are the methods of valuation and when are they used.
  8. Scenarios to illustrate methodology with a step by step example for each.


Learning outcomes

  • State the main legislation for 2017 Rating List
  • Work your way through the check, challenge appeal system for 2017
  • List the fundamental principles of rating
  • Describe the process of rental analysis
  • Describe the methods of valuation and when they are appropriate
  • Presenter


    Kate Taylor

    FRICS Assoc CIPD

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