Collection rates for business rates

Since the introduction of national non domestic rates in 1990 Amber Valley’s business rates collection rate has consistently placed us in the upper quartile for English authorities.

Last year (2017/18) we collected 99.0% of business rates in-year, equal 74th nationally, the same percentage as the previous year. This is substantially higher than the national average of 98.4%.

The national average in-year collection rate for non-domestic rates in England was 98.4% in 2017/18.

Overall business rate collection, covering over 20 years is around 99.5%. This financial year alone we will again collect around £32 million in non-domestic rates from 3,800 business ratepayers.

View national collection rates.

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