About business rates

Business rates are a local tax that goes towards the costs of running local services. Business rates are paid by occupiers of non-domestic properties such as:

  • shops
  • offices
  • pubs
  • warehouses
  • factories
  • holiday rentals or guest houses

You can find out more about your business rates in our Business rates booklet 2021 to 2022.

Find out what your business rates help pay for

Find out more about business rates on GOV.UK