Business rates are usually payable in ten monthly instalments from April, with payment due on the 1st of the month. This can increased to a maximum of twelve on request and the payment date amended to the 20th.
The easiest way to pay is by direct debit.
To set up payments by direct debit simply click on 'Business rates online services' above or contact the Business Rates Office (0113) 247 6983.
Alternatively if your bank requires a signature you can download the mandate below and return it to us - a scanned copy is acceptable.
You can make safe and secure payments for your business rates, council tax, housing rents and other council invoices on line. Follow the online payment link on the right hand side of this page and select the bill or invoice you wish to pay.
If you wish to pay by this method your payment should be made payable to NatWest Head Office Collection Account No 00000000, sort code 57-12-72, quoting your account reference number prefixed with an N. You must also send a separate remittance advising us of the amount(s) and payment reference number(s) each time you make a payment so that we can allocate your payment correctly.
If you require any further information regarding this method of payment please contact us at the Business Rates office on (0113) 247 6983.
By debit card over the telephone
Please ring (0113) 395 7100 and follow the easy, step by step instructions. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
By standing order, telephone banking or PC banking.
Make your payments to NatWest, Head Office collection account no 00000000, sort code 57-12-72. Please make sure you give your business rates account reference number with a N in front of it.
Please ensure that you write your Business Rate account reference number and address of the property on the back of your cheque, make it payable to Leeds City Council, and send it to Leeds City Council, PO Box 60, Leeds, LS2 8JR.