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Data Sharing and Tracing Solutions for the Public Sector

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Business Rates Search


The national Business Rates Search provides Authorities with the facility to locate businesses who have outstanding debt by searching a subset of subscribing Authorities Business Rates systems.


The Business Rates search is made using a combination of the Company name, Postcode and Occupation date range.


The search utilises a powerful wildcard facility, based on a combination of charge payer, company name and sole trader name, meaning that even small alterations in company names can be easily detected.


Information provided by the searches includes:


  • Details of the Authority(s) where the individual has been found
  • Business Name
  • Business Description
  • Charge Payer
  • Account Reference
  • Date Of Occupation
  • Date Of Vacation
  • Correspondence Address
  • Property Ref
  • Current Address
  • Mixed Heriditament Indicator
  • SBR Relief Indicator
  • Liability Start Date
  • Liability End Date
  • Charitable Relief
  • Discretionary Relief Rate
  • Rural Rate Relief Percentage
  • Hardship Relief Percentage
  • Rateable Value
  • Effective Date Of R V Change


From the results page you can also:


  • Print Record(s)

  • Export Record(s) to PDF

  • Email the Council where the record is located

  • Check with Council Tax Database

  • Check with Telephone Directory Database

  • Check with PAF Database

  • Run Credit Checks