How to pay Business Rates

Pay by Direct Debit

Most businesses pay online using Direct Debit

You can pay your Busines Rates quickly and easily online using Direct Debit.

Pay by Direct Debit 

Pay by card

Pay by card

Pay business rates by using our pay your Business rates form.

Pay by card

Other ways to pay

Internet banking

Quote your business rate reference and the following Council bank details:

  • Sort code 51-70-14
  • Account number 21101183


020 3045 5200

Cheque - payable to ‘London Borough of Bexley’ and write your reference number on the reverse of the cheque and post to:

London Borough of Bexley
PO Box 368
Town Hall
Erith DA8 1UB

Are you having problems with paying your bill?

If you do not inform us that you are having difficulty making regular payments, you may incur further costs.

  • to discuss payment or request to pay over 12 instalments:
  • if an instalment is not paid on the due date a reminder notice is sent
  • if unpaid, the full balance of the year’s business rates will be payable with court costs
  • further costs will be raised if the debt is passed to enforcement agents
  • applications may also be made for bankruptcy or liquidation
  • in exceptional circumstances, consideration will be given to applications for Hardship Relief

Are you having problems paying your business rates?

Debt agencies can help If you are struggling to pay your Business Rates and wish to seek independent debt advice. A list of organisations that can help and provide advice:

Business properties, including empty ones, are updated quarterly and can be found below: