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I’ve received my business rates bills, what should I do?

Graham Isle / 3 Mar, 20

Each year annual business rates bills are issued in March, which set out your business rates liability for the following financial year.

Typically, bills are received from the local authority. Errors on the bill are more common than you realise so it’s important that your bills are checked before they are paid.

After rent, rates are often the second biggest expense to business owners, directly impacting profitability but with the correct management our business rates experts can help reduce the liability you may face.

Your business rates will often be a substantial burden on your business growth and managing the payments of rates is a vital part of owning property.


“Working in rates management, I receive your bills directly and ensure they are correct. This includes checking that all reliefs you are entitled to are granted, before authorising them for payment.

Dealing with local authorities can be time consuming, especially if you have multiple properties, our clients outsource their rates payments to save them time and money, as well as giving them confidence that their charges are correct.

Ultimately, outsourcing rates account management leaves you free to get on with the running of your business.”

Graham Isle - Head of Rates Management
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