Business rates penalty notice appeal form

Before you start: information you'll need to provide

The appeal form must be completed in one session. Partially completed forms cannot be saved and completed at a later time. Please note that the form will timeout after 30 minutes of inactivity. To save you time, please ensure you have the following information ready.
  • The penalty notice from the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) that you wish to appeal against.

    Note: appeals must be made within 28 days of the date of your penalty notice. If the appeal is made outside of 28 days, you will be asked to explain why it was not made in time. Your explanation will be considered, and you will be advised if your appeal can be accepted.

  • Your contact information.

  • Your explanation of why you think the penalty notice is wrong. The explanation can be no more than 1200 characters in length. We recommend you take time to prepare this before starting this form.

  • You can also upload other documents to support your appeal.
All form fields must be completed, unless indicated.

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