North East Lincolnshire Council

Business rates statistics

To provide a better understanding of business rates in North East Lincolnshire we publish the following information in the related documents section of this page.

Business rates billing

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)

Values of summons and liability orders granted are shown on a separate spreadsheet, and will be updated annually.

Business rates liable properties spreadsheet contains a list 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.

  • Small business relief awarded
  • Mandatory relief awarded
  • Discretionary relief awarded
  • Business rate accounts with a credit balance
  • Business rate accounts with write-ons
  • Empty business rate properties
  • Retail relief awarded

Newly liable property list spreadsheet will be updated monthly, providing a list of all North East Lincolnshire properties newly liable for non-domestic rates, detailing:

  • Property address
  • Liable party
  • Rateable value
  • Start date of rateable value
  • Valuation office agency reference number, where available

No longer liable property list spreadsheet will be updated monthly, providing a list of all North East Lincolnshire properties which are no longer liable for non -domestic rates, detailing:

  • Account end date
  • Valuation office agency reference number, where available
  • Property address

Please note: accounts are updated daily and information published on this page is only updated periodically, so will fall out of date. With regard to the list of credit balances there may be corresponding accounts with debit balances

Information we don’t 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 1998, and 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’s 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

Business rates recovery

The below information will be updated annually in business rates annual statistics spreadsheet:

  • No of reminders issued (including final notices)
  • No of summonses issued
  • No of liability orders granted

More services

2019 NNDR NEL ended liabilities in 2019 (XLS) – A list of properties no longer liable for business rates, updated monthly throughout 2019

2019 NNDR NEL new liabilities in 2019 (XLS) – A list of new properties newly liable for business rates, updated monthly throughout 2019

Business rates annual statistics (XLS) – A spread sheet showing Business Rates’ annual statistics from 2007 to the end of the last financial year

Value of summons and liability orders granted (XLS) – A spread sheet showing the numbers of summonses and liability orders from 2004 to the end of the last full financial year

Business rates liable property list – live accounts at 31 December 2018 (XLS)

Small business rate relief cases (XLS) – A snapshot of Small Business Rate relief cases awarded, with their property reference numbers, updated every six months

Mandatory relief cases (XLS) – A snapshot of mandatory relief cases every six months since March 2013

Business rates accounts with credit balances (XLS) – A snapshot of Business Rate accounts with credit balances, every six months, since March 2013

Discretionary relief cases (XLS) – A snapshot of the Business Rates Discretionary Relief awarded every six months since March 2013

Retail relief cases (XLS) – A snapshot of the retail relief cases, every six months, starting April 2015

Business accounts with write ons (XLS) – Snapshots, approximately 6 months apart, since April 2014

Empty business rates properties (XLS) – A spread sheet showing the empty business rate properties, updated every six months

Business rates (telephone and postal enquiries only), 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 9 am to 4:30 pm, except bank holidays