Northampton Borough Council
Northampton Borough Council

Paying your Business Rates

Direct debit

You can choose to pay your Business Rates by direct debit on the following dates:

1, 11, 20 or 28 of each month

Please download, complete and return a direct debit request form.

By standing order

Payments should be made via the council’s bank, which is:

Barclays Bank
Sort code: 20-17-19
Account: 70509035

Please quote your Business Rates reference number with any payment.

Pay online

Our website provides a secure payment facility to pay your Business Rates by credit or debit card.

Payment may only be made using Visa, Mastercard, Delta, Maestro, Switch or Solo credit/debit cards.

A 1.34% commission charge is added where payment is made by credit card.

Visit our online payments page to make payment. 

BACS or bank transfer

Transfer payments direct from your account to the council. 

Barclays Bank
Sort code: 20-17-19
Account: 70509035

Please quote your Business Rates reference number with any payment.

24 hour telephone payment line

Please telephone 0845 372 1745 and have your account details ready.

Payment may only be made using Visa, MasterCard, Delta, Maestro, Switch or Solo credit/debit cards.

A 1.34% commission charge is added where payment is made by credit card.

Instalments

Business Rates is normally paid over ten monthly instalments, April to January; however, if you wish to request monthly instalments until March, please contact us within seven days of receipt of your new bill.

In some circumstances where your account is in arrears we may not be able to offer this facility immediately.