Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See ratable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective See ratable.

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  • adjective liable to the payment of rates

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective liable to payment of locally assessed property taxes

Etymologies

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rate +‎ -able

Examples

  • They are calculated as a percentage of a company's so-called rateable value, the equivalent of how much rent it would pay in the open market.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • It suggests that a single person living alone in a property on the average "rateable" value could save around £100 a year.

    Personal finance and money news, analysis and comment | guardian.co.uk

  • The handwritten ledgers, detailing the rateable value and often the price of every property, have been available at the Public Record Office in west London for some time.

    A central London house for £20,000 – how prices looked in 1910

  • Mr. Tsang said the government plans to waive the stamp duty, or property rates, for 82% of rateable properties in the next financial year, subject to a ceiling of HK$1,500 per quarter for each rateable property.

    Hong Kong to Sell Inflation-Linked Bonds

  • The dark, close trees came to and end and I was back bathing in the rateable value of the yellow street lights. ...

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • The dark, close trees came to and end and I was back bathing in the rateable value of the yellow street lights. ...

    Pleasant Valley Sunday, "Get Carter" style

  • Even if that was legitimate (which it clearly isn't), Iain Gray and Anne Moffat are claiming almost £16,000 a year when the rateable value (what they should be claiming) is just £5,300.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Yet, it would seem this is what has happened over the past couple of weeks, as 100,000 Welsh businesses have received notification from the Valuation Office Agency, an executive agency of HM Revenue & Customs, of the new rateable value of their business property.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • This is because, every five years, the VOA carries out a revaluation of all rateable values in England and Wales, and the next one is due to come into effect on April 1, 2010.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Even if that was legitimate (which it clearly isn't), Iain Gray and Anne Moffat are claiming almost £16,000 a year when the rateable value (what they should be claiming) is just £5,300.

    Iain Gray's not so kosher expenses

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