Business Rates​

Business Rates

Business rates are charged on most non-domestic properties, like:

  • Shops
  • Offices
  • Pubs
  • Warehouses
  • Factories
  • Holiday rentail homes and guest houses

You’ll probably have to pay business rates if you use a building or part of a building for non-domestic purposes.

Introduction to Business Rates - website

Business Rates are collected by Cheshire West and Chester Council and is a national tax collected locally which is payable by the occupier or owner of business property.

About Business Rates - Cheshire West and Chester Council

Business Rates - Cheshire West and Chester Council

Find and check your business rates valuation 

You can check the ‘rateable value’ of your property - this is set by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) and used by your local council to calculate your business rates bill.

Gov.UK - Correct Your Business Rates 


Business Rate Relief

If you pay business rates, you may be eligible for rate relief. There are several rate relief schemes available.  This page lists the schemes and how to apply.