Rates Instalments

Rates are set and charged annually at 1 July every year and are invoiced in four (4) instalments with the due dates for payment being: 

Instalment Due Date Period Covered
1
Wednesday 31 August 2016
1 Jul 2016 to 30 Sep 2016
2 Wednesday 30 November 2016 1 Oct 2016 to 31 Dec 2016
3
Tuesday 28 February 2017
1 Jan 2017 to 31 Mar 2017
4 Wednesday 31 May 2017 1 Apr 2017 to 30 June 2017

Rates payments will be attached to the oldest debt first.


There are several ways you can pay your rates:

  • EASY PAY: Direct Debit - the quick, easy and efficient way to pay your rates.
  • DIRECT CREDIT
  • Pay by Cash, Cheque, EFTPOS, Credit Card or Post Dated Cheque (to be presentable by the due date) at the Council Office.

Penalties:

A penalty charge of 10 percent (10%) on any part of an instalment that has been assessed for the financial year commencing 1 July 2016 and which remains unpaid after 5pm on the due date for payment of that instalment, to be added on the penalty dates below:

  • Instalment 1      2 September 2016
  • Instalment 2      2 December 2016
  • Instalment 3      2 March 2017
  • Instalment 4      2 June 2017

A further penalty charge of 10 percent (10%) on any part of any rates assessed before 1 July 2016 that remains unpaid on 1 July 2016, to be added on 6 July 2016.

What can I do if I have difficulty paying my rates?

The Waitomo District Council recognises that some ratepayers may face difficulties paying their rates bill. There are a variety of payment options available for customers to help them pay their rates and pay off rates arrears. 

Please contact our friendly Customer Services Team on free phone 0800-932-4357 for further assistance.

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Monday 29 February 2016