Business Advice and Rates
If you are a business owner occupying a non-domestic property, you will be expected to contribute to local services. Business rates are charged on properties such as:
• holiday rental homes or guest houses
Your local authority will offer comprehensive guidance on their website to help you understand business rates, reductions and how to pay or appeal.
Find out about appeals and You can also:
Direct impacts on your business
Starting a business can be costly. If you are experiencing financial difficulties and cannot afford to pay your business rates, you should contact your local council immediately. It could be that your status means you are eligible to receive discounts.
If you don’t contact your local council and continue to miss on payments, action will be taken to recover any money outstanding.
Resources you should know about