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Business rates

Business rates are paid by those who occupy non-domestic properties to contribute to the cost of local services
Summons surgery appointments

If you have received a summons and wish to query or dispute it, book a summons surgery telephone call-back.

Business rates 2023 to 2024

Your business rates for 2023 to 2024

How to pay your business rates

Find out which payment options we accept for your business rates. We recommend you pay by direct debit, but other payment options are available.

How we calculate your bill

Find out how we work out the amount you're charged.

Business rates reductions and relief

There are a number of different reductions available for business rates.

Frequently asked questions

Find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about business rates.

Most common Freedom of Information requests about business rates

We receive a number of Freedom of Information requests (FOIs) about business rates (non-domestic properties). We publish the data that answers the most common of these requests.

Business rates revaluation

At revaluation, the government adjusts the value of business rates to reflect changes in the property market. 

If you don't pay

Find out what happens if you don’t pay your business rates and how to resolve this.

Summons surgery

Book a telephone call back appointment to discuss your Business Rates summons.