There are several methods by which you can pay your business rates. You will normally pay in monthly instalments.
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Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay your business rates. It is simple, quick, safe and you don't need to remember to pay.
You can spread your payments over ten monthly instalments. There is a choice of two payment dates on 1 or 15 of each month.
To set up a Direct Debit for your business rates payment, use the online form below.
There is an option to arrange payment over 12 months rather than ten. This will slightly reduce the amount paid for each instalment, but the annual total will remain the same. To arrange this, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a business that requires two signatures to authorise Direct Debit payments please use the form below.
You can make payments for your business rates online.
You will need your business rates account number, which is an eight-digit number starting with 30. This can be found on the top right hand side of your business rates bill. You will also need to provide your bank details.
To pay your business rates online, use the form below.
Pay your Business Rates by calling 0300 456 0626
You can arrange to make payments for business rates via your bank or building society. These can offer various methods, including:
You will need your business rates account number, which is an eight-digit number starting with 30. This can be found on the top right hand side of your business rates bill.
You will also need to provide the council's bank account details, which is where you will send your payments. Use the details below when paying your business rates.
Account name: New Forest DC
Account number: 29293160
Sort code: 30-80-63
If your business rates account is in credit you can request a refund using our online form below.