If you suspect someone you know of making a false application for Business Rate reductions, exemptions and/or reliefs please let the Business Rates Office know by contacting us in any of the following ways:
Online Form: Fraud Confidential Reporting (recommended)
Telephone: 01268 207800 (Confidential)
In writing to: Counter Fraud/Audit, PO Box 4, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1BY.
You can remain completely anonymous if you wish but any details you do provide will remain strictly confidential. Please see Privacy Notice - Business Rates for more information.
Please give us as much information as possible - the more information you can give, the better we will be able to investigate.
Once a suspected fraud is reported to us, we will use the information you provide as part of a detailed investigation.
If there is evidence of fraud taking place, we will take the appropriate action.