Paying your business rates

Business rates payments can be paid using these methods:

Direct debit

Use our online form to set up a direct debit.

Once set up, your bank or building society will automatically transfer payments in instalments on the first of each month.


Pay online using a debit or credit card. We accept Delta, Maestro, MasterCard, Solo, Switch and Visa.

Over the telephone

Call 01934 888 121 to make a payment. You will need your Business Rates account number and a credit or debit card.

By cheque or postal order

Send a cheque or postal order made payable to North Somerset Council to: Business Rates Payments, North Somerset Council, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1UQ.

Write your business rates account number, name and address on the reverse of the cheque or postal order.

At your bank or building society

Pay through your bank or building society quoting sort code: 20 95 08 and account number: 7301 5939. You will need your business rates account number.

At the Post Office

Use the barcode on your business rates bill to pay at the counter.

Spread the cost

You can ask to pay your business rates over 12 months instead of the usual 10 months.