What does the valuation office do?

What does the valuation office do?

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) provides valuations and property advice to support taxation and benefits to the government and local authorities in England, Wales and Scotland. It also provides valuation and surveying services to public sector bodies.

How many people are in VOA?

3,600 people
We have around 3,600 people working all over the country. From customer support specialists to valuation experts – our staff are all equally valued and given opportunity to develop, thrive and most importantly, be themselves. We are also one of the largest employers of chartered surveyors in the country.

What is Rating and valuation?

Purpose of a rating valuation The aim of a valuation for rating is to find the annual rental value of a hereditament (property that can be inherited) at a particular time, in accordance with the definition of rateable value. Rental method (using direct or indirect rental evidence). Contractor’s method or test.

How many people work for the Valuation Office Agency?

We have around 3,600 people working at the VOA all over the country, from customer support specialists to valuation experts, and we’re one of the largest employers of chartered surveyors in the country.

Where is VOA based?

Washington, D.C.
VOA is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and overseen by the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), an independent agency of the U.S. government. Funds are appropriated annually under the budget for embassies and consulates.

What is VOA stand for?


Acronym Definition
VOA Voice Of America
VOA Valuation Office Agency (UK)
VOA Visa on Arrival (various locations)
VOA Volunteers of America

What is the meaning of rating value?

rated value means a quantity value assigned, generally by a manufacturer, for a specified operating condition of a motor. NOTE The rated voltage or voltage range is the rated voltage or voltage range between lines at the terminals.

What is rating in property?

Property rating which is also known as tenement rating is the rate or tax levied upon the owners or occupiers of properties or tenements which are rateable. It is the kind of tax or rate which is levied on the properties which are not government or publics own.

Is VOA a government agency?

VOA History VOA is funded by the U.S. Government through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. The Voice of America began broadcasting in 1942 to combat Nazi propaganda with accurate and unbiased news and information. In 2017, VOA celebrated 75 years on the air.

What does the Valuation Office Agency do for the government?

What the Valuation Office Agency does. The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) gives the government the valuations and property advice needed to support taxation and benefits.

What does the Valuation Office do in Ireland?

The Valuation Office is Ireland’s State property valuation body. Our core business is the valuation of commercial and industrial property for commercial rates purposes. The Valuation Office provides Online Services for both Ratepayers and Local Authorities.

Where can I find the Valuation Office books?

The underlying data that was gathered painstakingly in the field (literally!) is also available online via the National Archives of Ireland’s Valuation Office Books, 1824-1856 page and takes the form of a number of different notebooks e.g. house books, field books, quarto books etc..

What causes a revision of a property valuation?

Revision applications (Listings) for valuations arise from a “Material Change of Circumstances” to an existing commercial property such as an extension, a subdivision or an amalgamation of two or more properties or the completion of a completely new commercial property.