Paying your bill

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Methods of payment

Direct Debit

We strongly recommend that all businesses pay their rates by Direct Debit. This is the most convenient method because your payments are automatically sent to us by your bank. Direct Debit is also a very safe method because you are guaranteed a full and immediate refund in the unlikely event that anything goes wrong. You also have a choice of payment dates - 1st or 10th of each month.

If you would like to set up a Direct Debit to pay your business rates please go to our Direct Debit page to either complete an online direct debit instruction or to view our printable form.

Alternatively, a Direct Debit can be set up over the phone - simply dial (01732) 876338

Other Payment Methods

Debit or credit card

Use your debit or credit card to pay by telephone on 01732 876099 or pay online.

Internet banking

If you do not wish to pay by Direct Debit, you can ask your bank to send us your payment, quoting our bank account number 00739464 and sort code 55-81-07. Please remember to quote your business rate account number as well. Please also email a remittance advice to

From a Non-UK Bank - Please use the following BIC and IBAN codes and email a payment advice to

IBAN GB93 NWBK 5581 0700 7394 64

If you do not pay by Direct Debit, your payment must reach us by the 1st of each month.

Please send postal payments to the Gibson Building address.

Payment Frequency

Payment of business rates bill is automatically set for 10 monthly instalments. However, the Governement has put in place regulations that allow businesses to require their local authority enables payments to be made through 12 monthly instalments. If you wish to take up this offer please email us.