Pay your business rates

Direct debit

You can set up a direct debit online if you've a bank or building society account in your name, you're authorised to do so online and don't need another signature to authorise a payment from this account. 

Set up a direct debit on Self Service

However if you've a joint account and need another signature to authorise a payment you'll need to fill out the direct debit form below (or the form included with your bill).

Download Set up a direct debit [PDF, 80KB]

Monthly direct debits are set for the 1st or the 15th of each month by either 10 or 12 instalments. If you would like to spread your payments over 12 months, submit a General Enquiry below when you receive your bill. You can also pay weekly instalments by direct debit.

Submit a General Enquiry

Send completed forms to Revenues and Benefits, Plymouth City Council, PO Box 293, Plymouth PL5 9BZ.


Pay your business rates

Internet and telephone banking

Our bank details are:

  • Barclays Bank sort code: 20-30-54
  • Barclays Bank account number: 53666298
  • Account name: Plymouth City Council - NDR

Please quote your eight digit payment reference from your bill.

Call our automated telephone line to make a payment 24 hours a day on 0300 4560519. We do not accept American Express.

Problems paying your business rates

If you don't make your payments on time, we'll send you a reminder or final notice shortly after the due date.

If you have trouble meeting your payments, contact us by submitting a general enquiry using the option above. We may be able to enter in to an arrangement depending on your circumstances even if it is on a temporary basis.