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Pay your business rates or Business Improvement District (BID)

You can pay your business rates or Business Improvement District (BID) by Direct Debit, online or by phone.

Pay by Direct Debit

Setting up a Direct Debit is the safest and most convenient way for you to pay your business rates and can be cancelled at any time by contacting your bank or building society.

Bournemouth businesses

Download Direct Debit form or call 01202 128 654.

Choose from 1st or 15th of each month.

Christchurch businesses

Complete online Direct Debit application.

Choose from 1st, 15th or 25th of each month.

Poole businesses

Complete online Direct Debit application.

Choose from 1st, 15th or 25th of each month.

Pay online

Make a secure, debit or credit card payment online. You will need your business rates or Business Improvement District reference ready. 

When using this payment method, it will show on your bank statement as: ‘Online payment BCP Council’.  

Pay by phone

Make a secure, one-off debit or credit card payment on our 24-hour automated payment service. You will need your business rates reference or Business Improvement District reference ready.  

Call 01202 672 932.

Other ways to pay

Internet banking or standing order

Arrange for your bank or building society to make regular payments to us. You will need our bank sort code and account number for the area your business is in plus, your business rates reference (top right-hand corner of your bill).

  • Account name: BCP Council - Income
  • sort code: 20-68-95
  • bank account number: 20627437