There are several different ways to pay your business rates.

Direct debit

The easiest way is to pay monthly by direct debit. You can set this up by calling our customer services centre on 01730 234400.

You can choose to set up the payment for the 1st, 7th, 15th, 24th or 28th of each month.


You can pay your business rates online with your debit card (you can't use any other type of card).


You can call dial-and-pay 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Please call 0300 303 0590 and follow the guidance. You will need your business rates reference number to hand.

Internet banking

You can set up a regular standing order or make one off payments through your bank.

The council's bank details are:

  • East Hampshire District Council
  • Sort code 57 33 42
  • Account number 00000000

Please make sure you quote the correct business rates reference number, failure to do so could cause delays in your payment being processed.

You can choose to set up the payment for the 1st, 15th or 24th of each month.

You must make sure we know what your payment date is.