Pay Your Business Rates
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Pay Your Business Rates
You can ask (via telephone, letter or email) to pay your business rates either:
- quarterly (1st April, 1st July, 1st October and 1st January)
- biannually (1st April and 1st October)
- annually (1st April)
- 12 monthly instalments (April - March)
If you pay by Direct Debit we automatically claim the monthly instalment due from your bank account.
To set up a direct debit you can either:
- use our online application form
- download the form found in related downloads and follow the instructions on the form.
Online or on the Phone
Payments can be made by credit card and debit card over the phone and online. We accept:
- Visa (not Visa Electron)
To pay by debit/credit card over the phone either:
- call the 24 hour payment line on 08702 406650. Calls are charged at the National Rate as charged by your telephone provider
Calls to this number are charged at 1 pence per minute.
There may also be additional charges incurred by your own telephone provider.
To pay online please use our online payment system
At the Bank
You are likely to be charged an extra fee for paying at the bank, however Barclays will process your Business Rates payment free of charge.
To pay at the bank you will need to quote your Business rates account number.
You will also need our bank details:
- Sort Code: 20-79-81
- Account No: 20145904
- Account Name: General
You will also need to tell the bank the instalment amount.
All of this information is on your Business Rates bill; take it with you to make things easier.
You can also pay by setting up a standing order. To set up a standing order, with every payment you need to ensure you quote your Business rates account number, this can be found on your demand.
You also need the Council's bank details.
• Sort Code: 20-79-81
• Account No: 20145904
• Account Name: General
With a standing order it is your responsibility to make sure that the correct amount is paid and that you pay your instalments on time, on the 1st of each month.
Standing order payments can take up to 7 days to reach us after leaving your bank account.
Page last updated: 30/08/2018