On 1 April 2019 Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council will be replaced by a single district council called West Suffolk Council. It will entirely replace the borough and district councils but will continue to deliver the same services while finding improved ways of supporting communities, businesses and the local economy. Over the next few weeks you may notice changes to the website, forms, letters and emails, and there will be limited access to some of our online systems as we prepare for the creation of the new council.
On 1 April 2019 Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council will be replaced by a new district council called West Suffolk Council. Council Tax, Housing benefits and business rates will continue to be managed by Anglia Revenues Partnership on our behalf. From 1 to 17 April online services in these areas will be reduced. Find out how this will affect you
The amount you pay in business rates is based on your property's rateable value. The rateable value is calculated by the Valuation Office Agency. Your business rates bill is calculated by multiplying the rateable value of the property by the 'rate multiplier'. There are two rate multipliers for 2016-17:
The Valuation Office Agency revalues properties for business rates periodically. The last revaluation came into effect on 1 April 2010, the next revaluation will be in 2017. To find out more visit Gov.UK - Business Rates, Revaluation