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Paying your business rates

There are a number of different ways to pay your business rates. 

Pay by Direct Debit

Set up a Direct Debit by calling 01594 812532 if the bank account you are going to pay from is a personal account, or you are the only person required to set up a direct debit.

You can change the way you pay using our online form.

Change your payment method online

Or you can fill in and return the direct debit form to the address on the form.

Pay by BACS

You can set up a standing order or make payments via BACS using our bank details. You will need to quote your non-domestic rate account reference number.

Pay online

Pay Business rates online using a credit or debit card. You will need your non-domestic rate account number and your payment card details.

Make a business rates payment online

Pay by telephone

Pay by calling 01594 810000 at any time using our automated service. You will need your Non-domestic rate bill number and your card details.

Pay by cheque

Cheques should be made payable to ‘Forest of Dean District Council’ and be sent to:

Forest of Dean District Council
High Street
Coleford
Gloucestershire
GL16 8HG

Write your name, address and business rates account reference on the back of the cheque.