Paying your business rates

You can use any of the following methods to pay your business rates:


Pay by direct debit

Direct Debit Guarantee logoA direct debit is an automated payment taken direct from your bank/building society account on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis - the choice is yours. This is the cheapest and most efficient way to pay your business rates. We will provide you with 14 days notice before we take your first payment. Simple, convenient, safe and guaranteed - Visit the Direct Debit website for information on the Direct Debit Guarantee.

Complete the online form to sign up to pay by direct debit


Online payments

Use our online payment facility to pay your bill directly and securely to the Council. You will need your 8 digit Council Tax account number and credit/debit card.

Visit the eStore payment system to pay your business rates online


At your bank

You can set up a payment directly with your bank or through telephone/internet banking by quoting your 8 digit business rates account number and using these details:

  • our sort code - 30-18-55
  • our account number - 55446068

Telephone payments

You can make a payment using our automated telephone line, available 24/7, by calling 01952 383977. Please have your business rates account number and credit/debit card details to hand.

If you prefer to speak with a Customer Services Officer, please contact the Business Rates team.

Last updated: 06/05/2021 12:03

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