Business rates

The business rates multipliers for 2020/21 have been set at 51.2p for the standard non-domestic rating multiplier and 49.9p for the small business non-domestic rating multiplier.
The Government has announced further grant schemes aimed at Businesses that have been adversely impacted by National, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 restrictions.
Your annual business rates are usually payable over 10 monthly instalments from 1 April to 1 January, but you can ask to pay over 12 months if you prefer.
We publish monthly reports on business rates for Freedom of Information Act purposes.
The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) sets the rateable value of business premises by using property details such as rental information. We use the rateable value and the business rates multiplier (set by central government) to calculate your business rates bill.