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.
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.
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.
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:
Barclays Bank Plc, 47 High Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8DL
A/c No: 63519732 Sort Code: 20-56-56
*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. A list of all outlets that will accept your card are available by following the Business Rates link at www.merthyr.gov.uk
Pay your Business Rates online, by following the instructions in “Do It Online” on the home page of www.merthyr.gov.uk
In addition you can also pay your Invoices, Council Tax and Housing Benefit Overpayments through any of the above methods.
Customers making payments through Credit Card may also be required to pay an additional payment surcharge.
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).
Cheque to be made payable to:
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or MTCBC
Director of Customer Community Services
Business Rates Section
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