Pay Business Rates by Direct Debit

Set up a Direct Debit online

To set up a Direct Debit, or change your existing bank details, please complete the online form. You will need

  • your bank or building society account sort code and account number
  • your Business Rate account number
  • the address of the relevant property
  • an email address.

Set up a Direct Debit online

Your payments can be spread over 10 months (from May) or 12 months (from April) within the current financial year. Your instalments will be paid on the 28th of each month.

You can also choose to pay in one annual instalment on 28 September every year. 

If you cannot complete the online form, you can set up a Direct Debit over the phone

0131 469 5746

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