Business Rates

Business Rates (also known as National Non Domestic Rates) are a tax on the occupation of business property rather than a payment for the provision of specific services. Rates are payable on most non-domestic property. The tax is effectively set by the government, but the local council is responsible for sending out the bills and collecting rates from businesses in the Calderdale district.

For more information go to Business Rates explained.

Check your balance or make a payment

You can check the balance of your account, make a payment or sign up to e-billing easily online:

Check your balance

Online payments

Report a change of address

Please contact us if any of the details on your Business Rates bill need changing. This will allow us to calculate the correct charge, award any relief or exemption and send you a correct bill as soon as possible.

Changes to report include:

You can inform us of any changes easily online:

Report a change of address

Relief and exemptions

If you're liable for Business Rates on a property, you may be able to apply for relief to help reduce the cost of your Business Rates. For more information go to relief and exemptions.

Register for Business Rates

All businesses and occupiers of non-domestic properties need to register with us for Business Rates. To register online is easy:

Register for Business Rates

Business Rates – Open Data

We get many requests for information relating to business rates such as Empty Properties, Small Business Rate Relief, Accounts in Credit, New Business Rates Accounts Created and Businesses with a rateable value of less than 12,000, so we’ve made this information available on our Open Data page.


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Last Updated: 24/09/2015