How you can pay your business rates

By direct debit

If you wish to pay by direct debit you must complete a direct debit mandate. You can either download the mandate from the link below or you can ring the Business Rates Section on 01727 819270 and ask for one to be sent to you. The mandate should be completed and returned to the Business Rates Section as soon as possible. 

Online payments  
You can make payments by debit card via (link opens a new window)

Automated telephone payments 
The Council operates an automated telephone payment facility for payments by debit or credit card for amounts of less than £4,000. This is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The number is (0161) 7853880.

By standing order

If you wish to pay your Business Rates by standing order, in addition to your Business Rates account number, you will need to quote the Council's bank details shown below:
Bank Account Number: 01403818 Sort Code: 40:40:01    
In person at the Council Offices

During normal office hours by cheque, postal order, debit card or credit card.    
By post

Payment by cheque or postal order can be sent directly to the Council Offices. Payments should be made payable to 'St Albans District Council'.
Please ensure you quote your account number if you send a payment by post.    

Date of last review: 13 December 2018