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Business Rates

All the information you need about Business Rates and how to pay them.

Business Rates are a form of local taxation payable by the occupiers or owners of commercial properties such as shops, offices, pubs, warehouses and factories.

They are collected by the council on behalf of the Welsh Government. The money collected is paid into a central 'pool' and then redistributed across Wales to help pay for services provided by all the local authorities.

There are other commercial interests that Business Rates are payable for such as telecommunication masts, advertising rights, cash machines and car parks.

Thinking of starting a business or growing an existing business? For help and information contact Business Wales on 03000 603000 or visit Business WalesOpens new window

2017 Revaluation

The revaluation of rateable values reflects changes in the commercial property market across Wales and England since the last re-valuation that was effective from 1 April 2010 with a valuation date of 1 April 2008. The 2017 revaluation will come into effect on 1 April 2017 with a valuation date of 1 April 2015.  The council will use this value to calculate your business rate bill from 1 April 2017.

 

Business Rates basic information

General information about Business Rates

Paying your Business Rates

There are a number of ways to pay your Business Rates.

Problems paying your Business Rates?

Contact us if you are having difficulties paying.

Reduce your Business Rates

If you pay Business Rates you may be eligible for rate relief.

Tell us about changes affecting your Business Rates

Let us know if you are moving into or out of premises or contact us to request a copy of your bill.

Contact Business Rates

If you can't find what you need or have a different query you can email us.
Web: www.swansea.gov.uk/businessrates Opens new window
Tel: 01792 635937
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