About Business Rates

April instalment payment date change

Please note that because of the changes affecting Business Rates for 2021/22 for the Expanded Retail and Nursery Discount, there has been a slight delay in issuing bills. For those who normally pay on the 1 April, your first instalment will now become due and payable on 8 April 2021. All future instalments from May onwards will revert to the correct payment date of the first of each month.

Expanded Retail Discount and Nursery Discount – 2021/2022

On 3 March 2021, the government confirmed that the Expanded Retail Discount and Nursery Discount would continue to apply in 2021/22 at 100% for three months, 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021 and at 66% for the remaining period, from 1 July 2021 to 31 March 2022.

Your new bill will currently show 100% Discount, however further bills will be issued in June 2021 showing the revised charge at 66% for the remainder of the year from 1 July 2021 to 31 March 2022.

Page Last Updated:

June 28, 2021

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