What are business rates?
Business rates are a tax on property used for business purposes. We've outlined some of the key business rate considerations below to help keep you right.
Do I need to pay business rates?
If you occupy a building – or part of one – that is non-residential, then you’ll likely be required to pay business rates.
Business rates are collected by your local council who keep a proportion of what is paid, and use it to fund the cost of local services.
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Am I exempt?
Contact us quickly
Our digital assistant, Cora, is the quickest way to get in touch with us.
Click ‘Chat to Cora’ for help with a wide range of business banking queries.
Other ways to get in touch
To discuss this further or if you have any questions, you can get in touch with your Relationship Manager or Local Enterprise Manager.
If you don’t have their number to hand, our customer support team can help book an appointment for you.
Telephone: 0345 711 4477 (24 hours)
Relay UK: 18001 0345 711 4477
Set up your business
These are some of the most important aspects of setting up your new business, and whether you’re registering as a sole trader, limited company or partnership, you’ll need to know the rules.