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Pay Business Rates
We offer a range of ways to pay your business rates. Rates are payable by 10 instalments from May to February or in full before 30 September in any year. If an account is issued after the start of a financial year, the amount of instalments will reduce. You can pay online, in person or by post, by phone or by setting up a direct debit.
Please download and complete the form to set up a Direct Debit
Cash, cheque and credit/debit card payments can be made in person at any of the Council's collection offices:
Cheques can be posted to: Aberdeen City Council, Business Hub 16, 3rd Floor West, Marischal College, AB10 1AB. Please quote your customer account reference with any payment made.
Debit or Credit Card payments can be made by telephoning 03000 200 292
There is a charge of 1.27% for Credit Card payments.
If you wish to set up a Standing Order, please contact your bank and use the bank details noted below.
BACS or electronic payments can be made to Aberdeen City Council using the following details:
- Clydesdale Bank plc
Sort Code 82-60-11
Please quote 'Aberdeen City Council Business Rates' and your customer reference (found on your account)
- If you are paying from outside the United Kingdom, our IBAN number is GB68CLYD8260 1130 0090 67
- Our SWIFT Code is CLYDGB21350
If rates are not payed after you have received a Final Notice, we will apply to the Court for a Summary Warrant, together with a 10% Penalty. We may then pass details to our collection agents for recovery of the amount due.
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