Pay Your Business Rates
Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG4)
The Council has created a new Additional Restrictions Grant policy based on Government guidance, which will provide additional support to businesses who have been severely financially impacted by Covid restrictions and delay to the Government’s roadmap.
The scheme is open for applications from 1pm Thursday 22 July 2021 and closes at 10pm Sunday 8 August 2021.
All businesses will have to complete the secure online application form by clicking on the link below.
To be eligible, a business must fit under one of the following sectors:
- travel and tourism sector, including group travel, travel agents and tour operators
- wedding industries
- events industries
- English language schools
- freelance and mobile businesses (including caterers, events, hair, beauty and wedding related businesses)
Businesses will need to demonstrate that they have been severely financially impacted and will be required to submit evidence to support the claim.
All applications will be validated and a determination made as to whether the business is eligible for a grant and how much. Please note that no payments will be made until the application deadline of Sunday 8th August has passed and all applications have been assessed.
RESTART Grants – this scheme closed for applications on 30 June.
If you have already submitted an application please note that the council are required to undertake more extensive and robust pre-payment checks on the restart grants, so processing times for these grants may be longer.
Set up a Direct Debit
Setting up a Direct Debit payment is the safest and most convenient way to pay. You can cancel a direct debit at any time by contacting your bank or building society.
It takes just a few minutes to set up, there are safeguards built in to protect you and it's the only method of payment where you can choose from the following payment dates: 1, 8, 15, 22, or 28 of each month.
Please have your business rates reference and bank details ready (branch sort code and account number). We are open Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 5.00pm and Fridays 8.45am to 4.30pm.
or complete and return the Direct Debit application form
Use our secure online payment system to pay your business rates.
24hr telephone payment line
- Telephone 0300 4560 510. Please have your business rates reference number and credit or debit card ready when you call.
Pay in person
You can make your payment in cash, card or cheque. You will need to have your account reference number with you. Automatic receipts are provided for the payment(s) you have made.
The kiosk is located in the reception area at Ebley Mill and is open 8.45 am - 5.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 8.45 - 4.30 pm on Fridays.
Stroud District Council
Business rates e-billing
E-billing provides a faster, more efficient and convenient way to receive and check your bills. To register for e-billing you will need your business rates account number. Sign up for e-billing