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.
  • Rateable valueApart from properties that are exempt from Business Rates, each non-domestic property has a rateable value
  • National Non-Domestic Rating MultiplierThe local council works out the Business Rates bill by multiplying the rateable value of the property by the multiplier or 'poundage' which the Government sets.