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Business rates liability order

A liability (court) order is granted by the magistrates' court. The order allows us to take any or all of the following enforcement action:

  • A referral to Jacobs bailiffs (the council's bailiff provider) for distraint (£ costs incurred)
  • Bankruptcy/winding up petition
  • Committal to prison (sole traders,partnerships only, £ costs incurred)

If you do not make an arrangement for payment, or fail to keep to an arrangement made, we will take action to enforce payment without further notice.

If you wish to pay in full please see our ways to pay business rates page for further information.

For further information please contact:

Write to us: Revenues Team, PO Box 8045, Burton upon Trent, DE14 9JG

Telephone: 01283 508380, Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 1.00pm.

Email: nndr@eaststaffsbc.gov.uk