Business Rates

National Non-Domestic Rates Revaluation 2017
The VOA regularly reassess and update the rateable values of all business properties usually every five years. This is called a Revaluation.
National Non-Domestic (Business) Rates Explained
Useful information to accompany your Business Rates bill.
National Non-Domestic (Business) Rates
National Non-Domestic Rates are the way businesses and other occupiers of non-domestic property contribute towards the costs of local authority services. The tax is set by the government and collected by us.
Business Rates - Ways To Pay
Business Rate bills can be paid in a variety of ways. See payment methods and choose the most appropriate for you.
Business Rates – Rateable Value calculation
Look up the rateable value of your business property, view your summary valuation and make an appeal to alter the rating list entry. This external link goes to
Business Rates – How your Rates are calculated
Business or non-domestic premises include most commercial properties, such as shops, offices, pubs, warehouses and factories but there are some exceptions. This external link goes to
Business Rate Relief
A small business may be entitled to relief from rates, dependant on the rateable value of their premises. Follow the external link to to keep up to date with the changing levels of support available.
2017 Changes to Small Business Rate Relief
Changes to small business rate relief from 1 April 2017
Business Rates – Working from home
If you work from home you may have to pay business rates on the part of your house that you use for work. You will still have to pay council tax on the rest of the property. This external link goes to
Business Rates – if your business or premises change
Changing your premises may affect the rateable value, which in turn may affect the amount of business rates you should pay. This external link goes to
Business Rates – Valuation Appeals
Appeals against non-domestic business rates, an invalidity notice, completion notice, transitional certificate or drainage rates. This external link goes to the Valuation Tribunal.
Business Rates Reports
Business Rates - most commonly requested reports