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Business Rates

Business Rates

Important Information about Your Business Rates Bill
The information given to you on your annual bill was correct at the time of printing.
We are aware that there may be some form of relief or additional transitional arrangements announced in the budget. Should this be the case and your business is affected, we will contact you.

We have set up the Spring 2017 budget changes page for support information following recent Business Rates changes.

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What are Business Rates?

Business Rates (formally Non-Domestic Rates) are paid by the owners or occupiers of non-domestic properties.

If you wish to learn more about Business Rates then please see Business Rates Explained 

How to make a Business Rates Payment? 

Make a Payment

Set up a Direct Debit

How to register to pay Business Rates?

Register to pay Business Rates

Business Rates Occupation Form - Printable version

How to inform the Council that you have vacated the premises?

Notify the Council of vacation of premises

Business Rates Vacation Form - Printable version

Print and return to the Census postal address

Sign up to E-Billing

E-billing is the quickest and simplest way to receive your Business Rates bill. Instead of receiving a paper bill we will send an electronic copy to your email address. 

Register for E-Billing

What happens if I don’t pay?

Please see our What happens if I don’t pay page for further information.

Can I view Business Rates data?

Please see our Business Rates Open Data page to view the data we can publish.

If you cannot find what you are looking for then please submit a Freedom of Information request.

Where do your Business Rates go?

2017/18

2016/17

Business Rates Explanatory Notes