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 2021/22 pence per £
Properties with a rateable value up to £51,000 49p
Properties with a rateable value from £51,001 to £95,000 50.3p
Properties with a rateable value from £95,001 51.6p

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.