Business rates charges

Business rates are chargeable on non-domestic rates properties.

The amount you pay is calculated by multiplying the rateable value of the property as set by the assessor, by the business rates poundage as shown in the table below.

National business rate 2017/18 pence per £
Properties with a rateable value under £51,000 46.6
Properties with a rateable value over £51,000 49.2

The national business rate is set by the Scottish Government.

If you have a query about how your rateable value has been determined please contact the assessor.

Payment cannot be withheld pending the settlement of a valuation appeal.

Further information can be found in's business rates guidance and calculator.