Pay your Business Rates

The Business Rates enquiries number 020 8496 3000 is available from 9am to 1pm, Monday to Friday.

Business Rates are usually paid in 10 monthly instalments from April to January. Contact us if you’d prefer to pay over 12 months, from April to March.

Payments must reach the council by the 1st of each month.

If you have problems paying your Business Rates talk to us now. We can help you to set up a suitable payment method and avoid getting into arrears.

Pay by Direct Debit Click to get info

Direct Debit is an easy way to make sure you pay your Business Rates on time. It automatically transfers the payment to us from your bank or building society account.

Setting up a Direct Debit is quick and easy to do. Once you give us your details and permission, we do the work of getting your Business Rates instalment from your bank or building society every month. 

Set up a Direct Debit to pay your Business Rates. You will need to have your bank or building society sort code and account number ready.

If you have problems using our online form, contact us or visit a LibraryPlus branch for help.

Pay online Click to get info

You can pay your Business Rates every month online. Payment will arrive in our account the following day.

Have your bank details and Business Rates account reference ready to pay your Business Rates online.

Pay by phone Click to get info

You can use our automated phone system to make a payment by debit card, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Have your card details and Business Rates account reference ready then call 020 8496 3000, select option 2.

Visit a PayPoint location to make a payment. You will need to show your bill with the bar code on for cash payments.

If you pay your Business Rates bill this way, you must pay at least 7 days before the due date for the money to reach our account on time.

Find your nearest PayPoint location

Find your nearest Post Office Branch

Pay at your bank Click to get info

If you have telephone or internet banking, you can pay your Business Rates by transferring money to us.

You will need to give your Business Rates account number and our bank details:

Sort code: 20-00-00
Account number: 5323 4460

Contact Click to get info

Revenues and Benefits Service
London Borough of Waltham Forest
PO Box 856 
London E17 9PN
 
Phone: 020 8496 3000 (9am-1pm, Monday-Friday)
Email: businessrates@walthamforest.gov.uk