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Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

How To Pay

All Business Rates payers have the right to pay by monthly instalments. If you elect to make payment by standing order or via an internet banking account you will need the following details:

Sort Code: 20-07-74
Account Number: 13545660

Please quote your 10 digit NDR reference number but please do not use any hyphens.

Alternative methods of payment are as follows:

  • Direct Online
  • By Direct Debit (monthly/half yearly/yearly). A Direct Debit application form is attached below.
  • By cash at a Post Office / Pay Point or Pay Zone by presenting the bill containing the Barcode

The bill for a full financial year will provide for payment in 10 monthly instalments, unless you opt to pay

  • yearly
  • half-yearly
  • over 12 months

Payment Dates:

  • Monthly: 1st of each month
  • 1/2 yearly: 1st April and 1st October each year
  • Yearly: 1st April each year

Payment at Post Officer/PayPoint/Payzone outlets

You can take your the bill containing the Barcode with your payment, to any Post Office, PayPoint of Payzone outlet. Should you need to request a copy of the bill because you no longer have the original or because the barcode is no longer scanning, you should contact the Business Rates Team for a duplicate to be issued on:

0121 303 5509 / 0121 303 5510 / 0121 303 5511

If your business is currently experiencing financial hardship, you may qualify for a reduction in your liability. Further information can be found at Business Rates Reductions