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Business rates statistics


To provide a better understanding of business rates in North East Lincolnshire we publish the our data.

Business rates billing and recovery

This information will be updated annually in the business rates annual statistics spreadsheet:

  • Number of properties
  • Number of accounts raised at initial billing
  • Number of new bills, reminders, summonses and liability orders issued in year
  • Estimated net collectable debit in respect of business rates
  • Total receipts of business rates
  • Receipts of business rates as a % of net collectable debit
  • Number of business rates cases referred to bailiffs
  • Costs to court (gross value of costs raised, including summonses)
  • No of reminders issued (including final notices)
  • No of summonses issued
  • No of liability orders granted

Business rates annual statistics (XLS, 13KB)  – Business rates data from 2007 to the end of the last financial year. Updated annually.

Values of summons and liability orders granted

Value of summons and liability orders granted (XLS, 12KB)  – The numbers of summonses and liability orders from 2004 to the end of the last full financial year. Updated annually.

Business rates liable properties

Details of all properties liable for business rates. It will be updated annually, each January, with a list of live accounts as at 31 December.

The following information will be updated every six months providing a snapshot at that time. Updates will be in May and November.

Newly liable properties

Newly liable property list is updated every month, and provides a list of all North East Lincolnshire properties newly liable for non-domestic rates. It shows the:

  • property address
  • liable party
  • rateable value
  • start date of rateable value
  • valuation office agency reference number, where available

NNDR NEL new liabilities in 2020 (XLS, 30KB)  – A list of new properties newly liable for business rates, updated monthly throughout 2020

Properties no longer liable

The properties no longer liable are updated monthly. The list provides details of all North East Lincolnshire properties which are no longer liable for non -domestic rates, and includes:

  • account end date
  • valuation office agency reference number, where available
  • property address

Accounts are updated daily and information published on this page is only updated periodically. With regard to the list of credit balances there may be corresponding accounts with debit balances

NNDR NEL ended liabilities in 2020 (XLS, 24KB)  – A list of ended liablilities for business rates, updated monthly throughout 2020

COVID-19 Grants for Businesses

In response to coronavirus, the Government announced there would be support for small businesses, and businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. This support comes as two grant funding schemes in financial year 2020-2021 called the:

  • Small Business Grant Fund
  • Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund

North East Lincolnshire Covid Grants (XLS, 1MB)

Information we do not publish

We are unable to disclose information relating to properties owned by individuals, as this information is classed as ‘personal data’ as defined in the Data Protection Act. Personal data is exempt from disclosure by section 40 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

For more information about this please see the information tribunal decision for The London Borough of Bexley and Mr. C P England v The Information Commissioner.

Further information

The valuation office  website provides details of:

  • rateable values
  • descriptions and total area of individual business properties
  • finds and compares business properties’ rateable values
  • allows you to appeal your business property’s rateable value

The Land Registry  provides:

  • ownership details for registered land
  • ownership details for registered property

Contact details

Business rates, local taxation and benefits, Municipal Offices, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN31 1HU

Email: businessrates@nelincs.gov.uk

Telephone: 0300 3030164 option 4

Telephone opening times: Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm, except bank holidays