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 information 2018/19 leaflet

Find out what your business rates help pay for

Find out more about business rates on GOV.UK