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Pay your Business Rates

Business Rate bills can be paid in a variety of ways. See payment methods for your relevant council and choose the most appropriate for you.

Pay business rates by Direct Debit to Lewes District Council

Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay. It  is simple and easy to set up and saves you time.

Download and complete the Direct Debit instruction below or use the Direct Debit form enclosed with your business rates bill, and return it to: Customer First, Lewes District Council, Southover House, Southover Road, Lewes, BN7 1AB 

Unless your Direct Debit is cancelled we will collect by this method each year.


Pay business rates online to Lewes District Council

Paying your business rates online is easy, secure and convenient. Make a payment to Lewes District Council.

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Pay business rates by telephone

Paying by telephone is convenient with our 24 hour automated payment line. Call 0800 023 7080. Calls to this number are free from a UK landline, but charges may apply from mobiles.


Pay business rates by internet banking or standing order

Our Bank details for Lewes District Council are:

Lloyds Bank
Sort Code: 30-80-12
Account: 10298260

You must quote your business rates account reference number against the payment or standing order. If paying by Standing Order, please ensure you set up your arrangement to debit your bank account at least 5 banking days before your instalment is due to us.

If you pay by Standing Order and would like to cancel it, please contact your bank. 

Downloads for direct debits:

Pay business rates by Direct Debit to Eastbourne Borough Council

Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay. It is  is simple and easy to set up and saves you time.

Download and complete the Direct Debit instruction below or use the Direct Debit form enclosed with your business rates bill, and return it to: Customer First, 1 Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4TW.

Unless your Direct Debit is cancelled we will collect by this method each year.


Pay business rates online to Eastbourne Borough Council

Paying your business rates online is easy, secure and convenient. Make a payment to Eastbourne Borough Council.

Start now


Pay business rates by telephone

Paying by telephone is convenient with our 24 hour automated payment line. Call 0800 288 8097. Calls to this number are free from a UK landline, but charges may vary from mobiles.


Pay business rates by electronic banking or standing order

Our Bank details for Eastbourne Borough Council are:

Lloyds Bank
Sort Code: 30-80-12
Account: 10712168

You must include your Business Rates account reference number against the payment or standing order. If paying by Standing Order, please ensure you set up your arrangement to debit your bank account at least 5 banking days before your instalment is due to us.

If you pay by Standing Order and would like to cancel it, please contact your bank.

Downloads for direct debits: