Business rates

Find information on how to pay your business rates, tell us about a change or claim a discount.

Manage your business rates online


Manage you business rates online (opens new window)

Set up a Direct Debit, check your account and register for paperless billing using our Northgate business rates portal.

You do not need to register to use some of these services. However if you would like to view your business rates account details, you will need to create a login for the portal.


► Pay your business rates
Set up Direct Debit or online payments for business rates.

► Business rates relief
Some business properties can claim discounts from the council on their business rates. This is called 'business rates relief'.

► Rateable value 
How our business rates are calculated.

► Registering for business rates

► Business rates revaluation 2023 
Find out about the updated rateable values for business properties.

► Business Improvement Districts
Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) are partnerships set up to improve particular commercial areas.

Go straight to our other related services

► Changes in circumstances - business rates - tell us if something changes

► Make an appeal - how to appeal if you think your rateable value should be changed

► Business rates debt recovery - what happens if I do not pay on time?

Additional information

► View your rateable value online | ►  Business Rates Discretionary Rate Relief Policy (PDF) [168KB]  |  ►Non-Domestic Rates explanatory notes 2023/24 



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