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How business rates work and how you can pay.

Paying your regular council bills such as Council Tax, Rent and Business Rates by Direct Debit will save you time and make life easier. You can even pay some regular invoices by Direct Debit too.
National Non Domestic Rates (often called Business Rates) is a national tax collected locally. March 2017 budget information.
You can choose how you pay your Business Rates
If you can't afford to pay your Business Rates you should contact us immediately. We can check to make sure you are receiving the discounts and reliefs you may be entitled to, and will try to make a suitable payment arrangement with you.
Information about what to do if you receive a Summons for Business Rates, and the action that will be taken if payment is not made.
Information about Rate Relief for Charities, Community Amateur Sports Clubs and Discretionary Relief
Some small businesses may be eligible for Small Business Rate Relief.
National Non-Domestic Rating Multiplier
Every five years all non-domestic properties are assessed by the Valuation Office Agency and given new rateable values, based on rental values.

Contact Details

Business Rates,
Ipswich Borough Council,
1W Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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01473 433851