What Business Rates are

More information can be found at businessrates.gov.uk

  • Rating AdvisersRatepayers do not have to be represented in discussions about their rateable value or their rates bill. Appeals against rateable values can be made free of charge.
  • Rural Settlement ListUnder the terms of the Local Government and Rating Act 1997 the council is required to compile and maintain a rural settlement list
  • National Non-Domestic Rating MultiplierThe local authority works out the business rates bill by multiplying the rateable value of the property by the appropriate multiplier.