Local Authorities have now confirmed more details on how the grant will be paid.
If you pay by Direct Debit then the council will automatically pay the grant into the bank where the Direct Debit is set up. Payment will be made by Tuesday 7th April or shortly afterwards
If you don’t pay by Direct Debit then the council will write to you supplying a link to an online form which allows you to enter your bank details
The local authority will also require the following documents to confirm the correct bank account is being supplied
Photocopy or screen shot of a recent bank statement
Company registration number if applicable
VAT number if applicable
Your business Rates accounts reference which can be found on a recent rates invoice
Once you have supplied the relevant information payment can take up to 5 working days
If you do not received a letter or email from your local authority by 15th April and think that you are due a grant then you need to contact the business rates team, The links are below.
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