• Business Rates

    Business Rates and Rateable Values

Business Rates Overview

Business rates are charged on most non-domestic properties, like:

  • Shops
  • Offices
  • Pubs
  • Warehouses
  • Factories
  • Holiday rental homes or guest houses

Bury Council will send you a business rates bill in February or March each year. This is for the following tax year.

 

Did you know that you may be eligible for Business Rate Reductions?

  • Businesses with a rateable value of less than £15,000
  • Empty business properties may be eligible for a period of time
  • Business Rate Relief Scheme for new commercial development
  • Transitional Relief as part of the Valuation Office Agency

interesting fact

COVID-19 Small Business Grant Scheme

Check for eligibility and confirm your bank details on the Bury Council - Coronavirus (COVID-19) - business grants.

  • £10,000 grant for occupied business premises in receipt of small business rates relief.
  • £25,000 grant to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with rateable values between £15,000 and £51,000.

Rateable Value of your Property

The Valuation Office Agency sets the rateable value of your property, which is used by Bury Council to calculate your business rate bill.

You can request amendments to your property/valuation details, review valuation details for similar properties and challenge your rateable value via Gov.uk - Find and check your business rates valuation.