How to pay your Business Rates

Bills are usually paid in 10 monthly instalments. It may be possible to spread payments over 12 instalments depending on when you receive your bill. Please contact us for more information before making a payment if you would like to do this.

You can pay your bill by setting up a direct debit or choose from a number of other payment options.

Pay now Set up Direct Debit

By Direct Debit

You can set up a Direct Debit:

If you set up a Direct Debit you authorise us to collect your Business Rates payments direct from your bank account. We will let you know when payments will be taken and how much each payment is for.

Pay online

You can make a single payment using our secure online payment system. You will need a debit or credit card to complete a payment.

Credit card payments are subject to a handling fee. There is no handling fee for debit card payments.

Pay online

By telephone

You can make a payment on our automated telephone service, which is available 24 hours a day. You will need your Business Rates account number, which is shown on the front of your bill.

Credit card payments are subject to a handling fee. There is no handling fee for debit card payments.

  • Telephone: 020 8045 1171

Bank transfer

You can make a payment by transferring money directly to us from your bank account. You will need to use your Business Rates account number as your payment reference, to ensure your payments are processed correctly.

Our payment details:

  • Natwest Bank
  • Account number: 63459507
  • Sort code: 60-22-03

Standing order

You can set up a standing order to make payments directly from your bank account. You will need to use your Business Rates account number as your standing order reference, to ensure your payments are processed correctly.

Our payment details:

  • Natwest Bank - 25 King Street, Twickenham TW1 3SU
  • Account number: 63459507
  • Sort code: 60-22-03

Payments from abroad

To make a payment from abroad, you will need to quote our :

  • International Bank Account Number (IBAN): GB94 NWBK6 0220363459507
  • BIC code: NWBK GB2L

You will need to use your Business Rates account number in the 'bank reference' field.

At a Post Office

You can pay free of charge by cash, cheque or debit card at any Post Office.

You must take your bill with you as the Post Office will need to read the bar code details on it. If you pay by cheque, make your cheque payable to 'Post Office Ltd'.

Find your nearest Post Office

At a PayPoint

You can pay free of charge by cash at any PayPoint.

You must take your bill with you as PayPoint will need to read the bar code details on it.

Find your nearest PayPoint

At a bank

You can pay by cash or cheque at your own bank, but some banks may charge for this service. You should make your cheque payable to 'LBRUT'.

By post

You can pay by cheque and post it to us at London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham TW1 3BZ.

You should make your cheque payable to 'LBRUT' and write your Business Rates account number on the back of the cheque.

If you would like a receipt for your payment you must include a stamped addressed envelope with your payment.

Updated: 12 May 2017