The easiest way to pay your business rates is via Direct Debit.

You can use the following methods to pay your business rates.

Remember, whatever payment method you choose make sure you have your business rates account number to hand. You can find this on your most recent bill - it is 8 digits long and starts with a 9.

Pay now via our website

You can make a payment at any time via this website Make a Payment of Business Rates (NNDR)

Pay by Direct Debit

Call us and will be able to set this up for you over the telephone. We can offer you a choice of payment dates:

  • 1st of the month
  • 15th of the month
  • 28th of the month

A copy of the Direct Debit Form can be downloaded from this page.

Pay by Debit Card or Credit Card

You can make a payment 24 hours a day by calling our automated payment line on 0300 333 0003*.

Pay by Internet banking, Standing Order or in person at a bank or building society

To do this you will need the council's bank account details: 

Our BankLloyds TSB
Account NameSouth Hams District Council
Sort Code30-98-69
Acount Number40073168
ReferenceYour Business Rate Account number

If you do not quote your busines rate account number, your payment may not be correctly allocated.

A fee may be chargeable for each transaction and you should check this before you make your payment.

Pay in person 

The council accepts payments at the cash office at Follaton House, Totnes from Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

Click here for information on Find Our Offices or Call Us. Cheques should be made payable to South Hams District Council.  Please write your Business Rate account number on the back of your cheque.

You can also post your payment to Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE. Please do not send cash through the post.