Chelmsford City Council

Other ways to pay your Business Rates

If you can't pay your Business rates by Direct Debit or online, we offer a number of alternatives. We do not accept cheques.

You can transfer your Business Rates payment from your bank account into our bank account, using our bank details:

  • Account name: Chelmsford City Council
  • Sort code: 60-05-13
  • Account number: 55600018

You need to include your Business Rates account number when you pay by bank transfer. 

You can pay your Business Rates at any time on our payment line using most debit cards.

You need to call 0300 456 0489

You can’t pay your Business Rates by credit card.

To pay by phone, you will need:

  • your Business Rates account number

  • your debit card details, including the card number, CSV number, and start and expiry date

You can contact us to order your payment swipe card. 

You can use your payment swipe card to pay your Business Rates by:

  • cash or cheque at the Post Office (with cheques made payable to Post Office Ltd)
  • cash at any Paypoint outlet

When you pay using a payment swipe card, you will need:

  • your payment swipe card, which has your Business Rates account number on it

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Last updated: 19 April 2022

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