How to pay your business rates

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Your annual business rates are automatically spread over 10 monthly payments.  You can extend this to 12 months if that is easier for you to manage.  If you want an extended payment plan, please e-mail business.rates@redbridge.gov.uk or telephone 0208 708 4357.

There are a number of ways you can pay your business rates. You can choose which payment method is appropriate for you. 

 

Direct debit

Direct Debit is the quickest and easiest way to pay. You will be notified in advance and all payments are guaranteed by your bank.

With Direct Debit, you can spread your payments and have a choice of payment dates to suit you. Choose from 1st, 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th or 25th of each month.

If you want to pay by Direct Debit

If you want to start to pay by Direct Debit, please telephone the business rates team on 020 8708 4357 and we will set up the payments for you.

If you have a company account  which requires more signatories

If you have a company account which requires two or more signatories,  please download a Direct Debit mandate Direct Debit form (PDF 63KB) and return by e-mail, to rates@redbridge.gov.uk or, by post to London Borough of Redbridge, Revenues, Benefits and Transactional Centre, 6th Floor, Lynton House, 255-259 High Road, Ilford Essex IG1 1NN

 

Internet

You can pay your business rates online by Visa or MasterCard. Please have your credit/debit card, business rate reference number and amount to pay ready.

 

24-hour automated telephone line

To pay by phone call our 24-hour automated telephone payment line 020 8708 4708. Please have your business rate reference number and the amount you need to pay ready. 

 

Online and telephone banking

  • Sort code: 62-10-37
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Please ensure you quote your business rate reference number.

 

At a bank

There may be a delay between you paying and the payment reaching us. Please pay at least 4 working days in advance to make sure we receive your payment by the 1st. If you don't pay at your own bank, the bank may charge you for dealing with your payment.

 

Post office or Paypoint outlet

You can pay at the Post office by cash, cheque or debit card (up to £999) and any shop showing the Paypoint sign by cash only (up to £200). You will need to take your bill with you.

 

Post

Send your payment to London Borough of Redbridge, Revenues, Benefits and Transactional Centre, 6th Floor, Lynton House, 255-259 High Road, Ilford Essex IG1 1NN

Please write 'A/C payee only' across your cheque or postal order and make it payable to 'London Borough of Redbridge'. Please also write your business rate reference number on the back.

 

More information regarding payment methods are shown on the back of your bill.

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