Business Rates

Information on paying Business Rates in Stevenage

  • Business rates - general information
    Providing local businesses with information on who is required to pay business rates, how business rates are calculated for a property (valuation) and how to pay .
  • Business rates - reductions relief
    Business owners may be eligible for reductions in their business rates. Examples of reductions are transitional relief, empty properties, charity relief, rural rate relief and hardship relief.
  • Business rates - account enquiries and new accounts
    Local businesses can apply to the council for information about their business rates such as a statement of their account, details of their property valuation etc.
  • Important changes to bailiffs action
    The Taking Control of Goods (Fees) Regulations 2014 come into effect from 6 April 2014.
  • Change to local council funding 2013
    The government is changing how local councils can be funded and is allowing boroughs like Stevenage to retain some of the business rates that are raised locally.

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