Last updated:

11th March 2024

Business rates

What are business rates

Business rates is a local tax that is paid by the occupiers of all non-domestic / business property in the same way that Council Tax is a tax on domestic property.

Business rates are charged on most business properties such as shops, offices, pubs, warehouses and factories. However, the property doesn't have to be used for a business to attract a business rates charge for example a storage unit used to store domestic items 

Complete our Business Rates Occupation / Vacation form (PDF document) if your circumstances change.

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