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  • adj. liable to the payment of rates

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See ratable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See ratable.

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

  • adj. liable to payment of locally assessed property taxes


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rate +‎ -able


  • 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. 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 |

  • 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 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

  • 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.

    Iain Gray's not so kosher expenses

  • 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

  • Newly rateable properties will be phased in over four years with 25 percent payable in the first year, 50 percent the second, 75 percent the third and 100 percent in the fourth.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • While every pound is critical to the survival of small firms, the time has come for the Assembly Government to instigate emergency measures and abolish, for the next twelve months, rates for all businesses with a rateable value of less than £10,000.

    The retail disaster waiting to happen


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