The easiest way to pay business rates is by Direct Debit. 

  • Your payments are made automatically by your bank or building society
  • You're fully protected by the Direct Debit Guarantee.
  • Pay your monthly instalment on a date more convenient for you (get a choice of dates on which you can pay, this is only offered when you use Direct Debit)

Set up a Direct Debit online

When you set up your Direct Debit we'll send you a bill confirming the new instalment arrangements.

Set up a Direct Debit

Pay online

Pay your Business Rates online

Pay by telephone

To make payment by telephone, use our automated payment telephone line.

Pay by BACS

  • Bank sort code: 20 71 29
  • Name of Bank: Barclays, Reading
  • Name of Account: Oxford City Council
  • Bank Account Number: 30750662

Please quote your Business Rates account number when making a payment.

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