Business rate charges
Non-domestic rates are also known as Business Rates. They are paid on non-domestic properties by all businesses and companies.
We calculate the amount you pay by multiplying the non-domestic rate per pound with the rateable value of the property your business occupies.
Poundage for 2023 - 2024
2023 - 2024 is a revaluation year and the majority of rateable values will change as a result of the revaluation. Your 2023 - 2024 rates bill will be calculated using the 1 April 2023 rateable value multiplied by the appropriate poundage.
|up to £51,000
|49.8 pence (basic property rate)
|£51,001 to £100,000
|51.1 pence (including intermediate property rate of 1.3 pence)
|£100,001 and above
|52.4 pence (including a higher property rate of 2.6 pence)
- Download non domestic rates/business rates data (XLSX)
- Download non domestic rates/business rates credit list (XLSX)
The National Business Rate is set by the Scottish Government.
You can also check the rateable value of a property on the Scottish Assessors Association website.
It's free to apply for rates relief, including the Small Business Bonus Scheme. You should be wary of anyone who proposes to apply on your behalf for a fee.
Midlothian Council non-domestic rates are managed by the City of Edinburgh Council. Please visit their webpage to apply for this rates relief for your small business.