The current rate for 2019/20 is set at is 201 pence in the pound.
What are rates?
Rates are a property tax based on the valuation of your property. They are payable on both domestic and commercial properties. The income we generate from rates is used to provide the services to the Parish.
Properties are valued by the Isle of Man Government Treasury Valuations Office; a link to their website is included here which includes an explanation of rates valuations.
We only collect the Parish rates. Water rates are collected by the Isle of Man Government Treasury Rates Section a link to their website is below.
Please notify us upon change of occupancy or ownership of your property.
Are discounts on rates available?
A discount of 4% is given if payment is made in full either on or before the stated date.
How do I apply for rates exemption?
You can download a charities exemption form below:
I own a building which stands empty; do I still need to pay rates?
Yes, rates are still due in full if a building is empty or in single occupancy. However if your property is in an uninhabitable condition, then an allowance can be given. Please contact us to discuss the matter further.
How to pay your rates
You can choose from the following payment methods:
By Debit Card
You can pay by Debit Card over the phone by telephoning 01624 852808, or in person at the Commissioners’ Office. Please ensure you have your Rate demand in front of you when you call.
By Electronic Transfer
You can make a one off payment either using online or telephone banking. Our bank account details can be found on the rear of the Rate Demand. Please quote your property code and surname as the reference.
Make cheques payable to Braddan Parish Commissioners and write your property code on the reverse of the cheque. You can call into the Commissioners’ Office and pay at the counter, or by post. Please enclose the counterfoil at the bottom of the rate demand.
PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT POST DATED CHEQUES
You can pay by cash in person at the Commissioners’ Office.
By Direct Debit
Direct Debit is an easy and convenient method of payment that guarantees payments(s) are made on time. There are three options available:-
- A maximum of 10 monthly payments of the gross amount paid between May and February in each rating year.
- A one off payment of the net amount on the 26th June each year.
- The net amount paid over three months in April May and June in each rating year.
If you would like to pay by Direct Debit please complete and return this Direct Debit Form indicating which of the three payment options you wish to use. You can find the same details on the rear of your rate demand.