Pay your Business Rates

When do I have to pay my Business Rates?

The date you must pay your installment each month is shown on your Business Rates Demand notice.This is normally the 1st of each month, unless paying by Direct Debit.

If you pay in a Bank or Post Office, or send your payment through the post, please remember that we will not receive your payments for a few days. Please allow for this delay when making your payment using this method.

How Can I Pay My Non - Domestic Rates Bill?

a. In Full on or before the 1st April

b. In Two instalments on the 1st April and 1st October

c. By Ten or Twelve monthly instalments from 1st April.


Payment Methods


 Direct Debit

You can pay your Business Rates by Direct Debit on the 1st, 10th or 20th of the month, and from April 2009, you can pay by 10 or 12 instalments. To pay through this method simply contact the Revenues Department on 01685 725000 and we will take your details and set up the mandate for you.



Civic Centre

The Council has now introduced Cash & Card payment kiosks within the reception area of the Civic Centre, these have replaced the current cashiering service.


As an alternative to paying at the Civic Centre you can also make payments through the following methods:


BACS Payments

Barclays Bank Plc, 47 High Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8DL

A/c No: 63519732

Sort Code: 20-56-64

*Please quote Business Rates A/c Ref



Pay over the telephone by calling the Automated Payment Line, which is available on (01685) 725115, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will need to give your card details, your account number, and the amount you wish to pay.


Payment of Invoices and Council Tax can also be made through this system.


Post Office and Paypoint outlets

You can use your bar coded documentation to pay your Business Rates at any Post Office or Paypoint outlets. 



Pay your Business Rates online, by following the instructions in “Pay For It” on the home page of


More details on all payment methods are available from the Revenue Office on 01685 725000, by email at or by following the Business Rates link at


In addition you can also pay your Invoices, Council Tax and Housing Benefit Overpayments through any of the above methods.



Contact Centre

The Contact Centre within the Civic Centre is available for customers to call in and see a member of staff during normal opening hours (see opening hours below) and discuss matters relating Business Rates or Business Rates Improvement District (BIDS).


By Post

Cheque to be made payable to:

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or MTCBC
Director of Customer Community Services 
Business Rates Section
Civic Centre
Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil 
CF47 8AN


Opening Hours


Monday:                                 8:30 – 4:45
Tuesday:                                8:30 – 4:45
Wednesday:                            8.30 – 4:45
Thursday:                               8.30 – 4:45
Friday:                                    8.30 – 4:15

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