Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief 2023-24 Eligible businesses can get 75% relief on their business rates bills for 2023/24. This is called the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief Scheme, and is capped at £110,000.
Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief 2022-23 Eligible businesses can get 50% relief on their business rates bills for 2022/23. This is called the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Relief Scheme, and is capped at £110,000.
Appeal your rateable value Business Rates depend on your business property’s rateable value, which is set by the Valuation Office Agency.
Apply for Business Rates relief If you are eligible for a Business Rates relief scheme, we can reduce your Business Rates bill.
Business Improvement District (BID) Find out about the Chelmsford Business Improvement District (BID), which is funded by a levy that we collect on their behalf.
Change of address for Business Rates You need to tell us for Business Rate purposes if your address changes because your business has moved.
Paperless billing If you want us let you know by email that your Business Rates bill is available to view, you can request paperless billing.
Pay your Business Rates Find out how to pay your Business Rates by Direct Debit, online or in other ways.
Reminders and summonses You must contact us as soon as possible if you’re struggling to pay your Business Rates or are behind with your payments.
Transitional Relief and Supporting Small Business Relief 2023 If your Business Rates bill is changing, we will automatically apply the appropriate relief to your account, to help you manage the changes.
Understanding your bill Find a detailed breakdown of what your Business Rates bill means, and download our explanatory notes.
We frequently receive FOI requests about Business Rates, so we produce quarterly reports detailing the information.