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Business rates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: for the latest information about business rates and coronavirus, please visit the LGSS Business rates webpage.

What are business rates?

Business rates, also known as national non-domestic rates, are a tax on those responsible for commercial property. Business rates contribute to local services - they are the equivalent of Council Tax for non-domestic properties.

Horsham District Council works with LGSS to collect business rates.

How are your business rate calculated?

Your business rate is set by the government's Valuation Office Agency. You can find and check your business rate valuation using the government's online tool.

Check my business rate valuation

Coronavirus (COVID-19) measures to support businesses

A number of measures have been announced by The Chancellor to support businesses. The schemes that will affect business rates bills are:

  • Small business grant funding
  • Retail discount (for properties with a rateable value of under £51,000)
  • Pub relief
  • Nursery relief

Horsham District Business rates are administered by LGSS. For further up-to-date information, visit the LGSS Business Rates webpage.