Small Business Rates budget
announcement - (PDF, opens in new window).
Helpful information on the temporary increase in level
of small business rates relief that ratepayers are
eligible for, by Communities and Local Government March
Information regarding the charges
set by Herts County Council and Herts Police Authority can be found
here in links below.
Herts County Council
Authority leaflet 2012-13
Non-Domestic Rates, or Business Rates,
collected by local authorities are the way that those who occupy
non-domestic property contribute towards the cost of local
Except in the City of London where special
arrangements apply, the rates are pooled by central government and
redistributed to local authorities according to the number of
people living in the area.
The money, together with revenue from council
tax payers, revenue support grant provided by the Government and
certain other sums, is used to pay for the services provided by
your local authority and other local authorities in your area.
Is your business on the move or moving into Dacorum?
It would help us (and you) if you told us of
any change in your circumstances (like moving or selling) which
might affect your Business Rates. You can inform us of any changes
- Telephoning the Business Rates helpline on 01442 228268 or
by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Writing to Dacorum Borough Council, Business Rates Section,
Civic Centre, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1HH.
Our standards of service
As our customers, you deserve to receive the
highest quality of service from us. We aim to provide the following
standards of service:
- Phone calls to be answered within three rings
- Personal callers to the office to wait no longer than five
- To respond to our ratepayers in an understanding manner who are
having trouble in meeting payment
Where and how to contact us
Dacorum Borough Council
Business Rates Section
Business Rates Telephone
Helpline: 01442 228268
Fax: 01442 228781