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Business Rates (NNDR)

Non-Domestic Rates (sometimes referred to as Business Rates) are an important part of the financing of Local Government. The present system was brought into effect from April 1990 and replaced the old General Rating system that applied to both domestic and non-domestic properties alike.

Ways to pay Business Rates

You can pay your rates online, over the phone or by using a debit or credit card

Online and Phone

You can pay your Business Rates using our secure online service.

Or you can contact our Customer Services team for more information or pay over the phone by calling 01795 417850.

Direct Debit and Standing Orders

You can also pay by PayPoint card by calling 01795 417283, or by Direct Debit or Standing Order.

For more information on business rates, or if your business is moving in or out of the Borough, email the business rates team or phone 01795 417454.

Business Rates Relief

Are there any ways I can get a reduction in my business rates bill?

Additional Information

View the Business Rates 2014 to 2015 Explanatory Notes.

Business Rates FAQ

View the frequently asked questions about Business Rates (NNDR).

NNDR Announcements

On the 5 December 2013 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a package of business rate measures.

Taking Control of Goods Regulations

Enforcement of Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates.

Discretionary Rate Relief Policy

Read the guidelines set for the factors that should be considered when making a decision to award or refuse relief.
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