Business Rates explained

Page last updated at 13 March 2017 at 11:06

  • Appeals

You can appeal against your property’s rateable value and certain decisions the council make, such as who is liable and discounts and whether exemptions or discounts apply.

  • Business Improvement Districts (BIDs)

Eastleigh town centre is designated as a Business Improvement District. Click here for further information.

  •  Business Rates multipliers

Click here for information on multipliers for each financial year

  • Empty properties

Click here for information on empty properties including how to let us know

  • Explanatory Notes 2017/2018

Click here for the explanatory notes issued with 2017/2018 bills

  • How it is calculated

Click here for information on how to work out your Business Rates

  • Non-payment

We try to help as much as we can but you need to tell us as soon as possible if you are struggling to pay. However, we have a legal duty to collect all Business Rates. For details of action that will be taken if payment is not received, click here.

  • Reliefs

In certain circumstances, you may be able to get a reduction in your Business Rates bill. Click here  for further information

  • Revaluation 2017

There will be a revaluation of all business rates properties in 2017 based on rental values at 1st April 2015. Click here for further information

  • Ways to pay

You can pay by Direct Debit or by another method. Payments are normally due on or by the 6th day of the month, although you can choose either 7th or 21st for Direct Debit.