Rates due dates and penalties

Find due dates for rates and water rates.
The next rates instalment is due 20 November 2018

When are Rates Due?

The 2018/2019 rates instalments due dates are:

Instalment 1 Instalment 2 Instalment 3 Instalment 4
20 August 2018 20 November 2018 20 February 2019 20 May 2019

Penalties

Under Section 57 and 58 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 Council prescribes a penalty of ten percent (10%) of the amount of rate instalments remaining unpaid by the due date to be added on the following dates:

Instalment 1 Instalment 2 Instalment 3 Instalment 4
21 August 2018 21 November 2018 21 February 2019 21 May 2019
  • On 9 July 2018, a further penalty of five percent (5%) will be added to rates (including previously applied penalties) that remain unpaid from previous years on 5 July 2018. 
  • On 11 January 2019, a further penalty of five percent (5%) will be aadded to any portion of previous years rates (including previously applied penalties) still remaining unpaid on 9 January 2019.

Penalties will not be charged on a rating unit where Council has agreed to a programme for payment of rate arrears or where a direct debit programme is in place and payments are being honoured.

Metered water rates due dates
Metered water rates penalties

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