Information on business rates, including discounts and payment methods.
Information about business rates explanatory notes including non-domestic rates, supplements and rateable value.
The Business Rate Supplements Act 2009 enables authorities to levy a supplement on the business rate to support additional projects aimed at economic development of the area.
The rateable values of all business properties are assessed by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) which is an agency of Her Majestys Revenue and Customs.
Guidance on eligibility for Retail Discount.
In exceptional circumstances you may be able to eligible apply for hardship relief.
The small business rate relief (SBRR), was introduced from 1 April 2005 to help small businesses.
Transitional relief limits how much your bill can change each year as a result of revaluation.
Information about empty properties which are exempt from business rates for the first three months they are empty.
We grant discretionary discounts to encourage new business and local investment.
How to pay your business rates including direct debit, standing order, online, telephone, bank giro credit, post or CHAPS.
Charities are entitled to charity relief (also known as mandatory relief) where the property they occupy is used wholly or mainly for charitable purposes
Information about the Council’s Privacy Notice for Business Rates
Find out how to contact the Business Rates team.