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.

How and where do I pay?

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

Business Rates team

Business Rates team contact information

  • (01283) 508030

Revenues Team
PO Box 8045
Burton upon Trent
DE14 9JG
United Kingdom