You can choose how you pay your Business Rates:
You can arrange to pay over 12 months. To set this up please email us by 1 April requesting this option.
If you experience any difficulty making payment, it is important that you contact us as soon as possible. Please do not wait for a reminder to arrive. If you contact us early before recover proceedings have commenced, we can consider your position and it may be possible to agree other arrangements.
When making a payment please have your bill to hand with your account number. This will ensure that your payment is credited directly to your account.
Paying by Direct Debit is the most efficient and effective way for you to pay and for us to collect. You can choose to pay on the 1st or 15th day of each month.
You can find out find more on our Direct Debit page
You can pay online using your debit or credit card. You will need the account reference shown on your Business Rate bill.
You can pay council bills over the telephone on our dedicated payment line which is available 24 hours a day:
You will need the account reference shown on your Business Rate bill.
The details you will need for each payment are:
You can pay at any Payzone or Post Office but you must take your barcoded bill. Please note it can take up to five working days for your payment to reach us. The Post Office can only accept payments under £1,000.