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Business rates

Budget – Expanded Retail Relief

Details of the 3 March 2021 budget and the expanded retail discount that continues for 2021/22

Pay my business rates

Pay online, by phone, at a post office or paypoint, standing ordering or direct bank transfer, set up a direct debit and payment due dates.

Rates relief

Small business rate relief, change in circumstances, localism act discretionary relief, partly occupied property relief, charity and community sports club relief, non-profit organisation relief, hardship relief, rural area rate relief and new reliefs for 2020.


Exemption classes and property types exempt from rating.

Business rates statistics

Business rates billing and recovery, values of summons and liability orders, liable properties, newly liable properties, no longer liable properties and COVID-19 grants for businesses.

If you don’t pay your business rates

Reminder notices, repayment plans, summons to court, liability orders, enforcement officers (bailiffs) and additional charges.

How your business rates are calculated

Rateable value, national non-domestic rating multiplier, revaluation revenue and rating advisors.