How to pay your Business Rates
Where it is possible you can pay your Business Rates bill by 10 monthly instalments or 12 monthly instalments if you pay by Direct Debit.
You can choose to pay on the 7th, 15th, 21st or 28th of the month.
You can also pay it in two half yearly amounts or all at once. Whichever way you choose you must get in touch with us so that we can change our records.
Ways to pay your Business Rates:
Use our online payments service to pay Business Rates, you will need to have your debit or credit card and your Business Rates account reference number to hand, you can find the number on your bill.
- Direct Debit
This is a simple, safe and speedy way to pay. You have a money back guarantee from your bank in the event of an error, advance notice if the date or amount changes and the right to cancel at any time, you only sign one form and your bank does the rest. To pay by direct debit download a Direct Debit Form, print it off, fill it in and send it back to us at the Business Rates Service, PO Box 466, Manchester, M16 6AT or fax it on 0161 274 7215. Or, you can phone 0161 234 1103 and ask to set up a direct debit over the phone.
You can pay over the phone using your debit or credit card. Phone 0161 234 5006. Lines are open 24 hours a day - seven days a week. You will need to have your debit or credit card to hand and your Business Rates account reference number.
Make cheques payable to Manchester City Council. Write your name, address and account reference number on the back of your cheque. We will not accept a cheque with a future date on it. We do not send receipts for cheque payments. Send your cheques to:
The Business Rates Service
Revenues & Benefits Unit
PO Box 466
It can take several days to process cheques so allow plenty of time for your payment to be credited to your Business Rates account.
- Using online banking or BACS
Make your payment to Manchester City Council quoting the following details:
Bank: Co-op Bank,
Branch: 1, Balloon Street, Manchester M60 4EP
Sort Code: 08 90 00
Account Number: 61176698
Account Name: MCC Receipts Accounts
You must also quote your Business Rates account reference number.
If you want to make payments for more than one Business Rates account, you could send separate payments for each Business Rates account reference number. However, if you want to pay to several accounts with one payment, you must send a remittance advice slip with your payment to tell us what the payment is for. Please give each Business Rates account reference number and the amount you are paying to it. Please email this information to email@example.com