How to pay your business rates

The Business Rates year runs from 1 April to 31 March and allows for payment by 10 monthly instalments from April to January, or if you receive your bill during the year, as many months as are still available.

The dates and amounts of the instalment payments due are shown on the bill and the payment counterfoils enclosed. You can, if you wish, pay the bill in full at the beginning of the year or half-yearly.

You will receive your Business Rates bill towards the end of March each year, or, if you are a new ratepayer, as soon as we are made aware that you are liable for Business Rates.

Ways to pay

Pay online

Pay your business rates online.

Pay by Direct Debit

Fill out a Direct Debit mandate form and return it to us. Business Rates are normally paid over ten monthly instalments.

Debit card payment using automated payment line

Telephone: 0800 021 7763 (see call charges).

Pay in instalments

Pay over 12 months by emailing us on

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