Business rates payments

Business rates payments

Annual bills alert

If you have recently received your business rates bill but think you are entitled to rate relief or Expanded Retail Discount, complete the form online giving details of your eligibility under the new cash cap rules.

Go to our Business rate discount page to apply for the discount.

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Pay your business rates

You can pay by Direct Debit, online, by phone, by bank transfer, by post or in person.

When you have to pay business rates

You normally need to pay business rates in 10 monthly instalments.

Your business rates account online

Sign in or register to see your business rates bills online.

Problems paying your business rates

You may be able to get help if you’re having problems paying your business rates.

What happens if you don't pay

If you don’t pay we’ll send you a reminder followed by a final notice, and if you still don’t pay we’ll take you to court.

Check your balance

View your current year's business rates balance, payments and discounts or exemptions.