Pay your business rates

You can pay your business rates bill by Direct Debit, online, by telephone, by text, or in person.

Instalments are spread over 10 monthly instalments. You can pay over 12 monthly instalments, but you must contact the business rates team.

If you want to change to a 12-month instalment plan, please contact us as soon as possible by emailing

Pay by Direct Debit

Setting up a Direct Debit is simple and easy and is the most efficient way for us to collect your payments.

Setting up a Direct Debit allows you to:

  • choose from 2 monthly payment dates
  • pay us automatically, avoiding reminders

Set up a Direct Debit

Pay in full online

You can pay your business rates bill securely online by debit or credit card.

Pay online

Pay by standing order/bank transfer

If you wish to set up a standing order or pay by bank transfer, our bank details are:

Account Name: RBC Main Account
Bank Account: Lloyds Bank
Sort Code: 30-91-31
Account Number: 00271502
Reference: this will be your business rates account reference

Remittances should be sent to

Pay by text

Download the Allpay App to pay your bill using your Smartphone.

Register to pay by text

Pay by phone

You can call our 24 hour payment line on 0300 456 0543.

Calls are charged at 3p per minute, plus your phone provider’s charges.

All cards except American Express and Diners Club International are accepted.

Pay in person

Use the barcode on the front of your bill to pay at any Post Office or Paypoint.

Payment deadlines

Payments are due on the 1st of the month, unless otherwise stated.

Payments should be received on or before the date they are due. Allow 3 to 5 working days for the payment to leave your bank.

Last updated on 13/03/2023