Business rates (NNDR)

How to pay your business rates

Pay online, by direct debit and get details about other ways to pay.

How to reduce your business rates

You may be eligible for a reduction in business rates if you qualify under one of our criteria.

What are business rates?

Business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises, including shops, offices, pubs, warehouses and factories.

How are business rates calculated?

Business rates are largely determined by two factors - the rateable value of your property and the business rates multiplier. More about this and how to appeal.

Who pays business rates?

Business rates are payable by the occupier for occupied and empty premises. Find out more about who is liable for business rate payments.

What happens if I do not pay?

Please let us know if you have problems paying your business rates. Here are the recovery actions following non-payment.