Paying business rates

Pay business rates by Bacs or CHAPs

Guide

BACs payments for rates

To make a Bacs payment ratepayers must provide their Rate Reference number (Account ID or Occupancy ID, followed by Ratepayer ID).

To enable correct allocation of payment(s), any remittance or Bacs query has to be sent to: commercial.lps@finance-ni.gov.uk 

The bank details are:
Danske Bank
Donegall Square West
BELFAST
BT1 6JS

  • Bank Account Name: LPS Rate Account
  • Account Number: 01063197
  • Sort Code: 95-01-21

If a payment is coming from abroad, the LPS IBAN number for non-domestic rate accounts is as follows:

  • IBAN Number: GB22DABA95012101063197
  • BIC Address: DABAGB2B

CHAPs payments for rates

CHAPs payments can also be used when a payment needs to be paid quickly. There is a charge for making payments this way but it usually depends on the bank and the amount of money being transferred. It can be around £25 or more.

If you have a query regarding your business rates you should contact Land & Property Services.

Please note: LPS Customer Information Centres will be closed until further notice. All Ordnance Survey services are available online or you can email queries to Mapping.Helpdesk@finance-ni.gov.uk. Helplines for rating and valuation, housing benefit, rates relief and land registration are open.

Further information on service updates, helpline numbers and reaching LPS by email are available on the LPS website.