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GST and Interest on overdue rates

Interest on Overdue Amounts

Council has resolved to charge a daily interest rate of 11% pa calculated daily on outstanding rates. Penalty interest will not be charged on current and deferred rates of eligible pensioners and seniors with 100% equity.

Ratepayers who have elected to pay by the Four Instalment Option as shown on their Rates Notice are exempt from penalty interest providing that all instalment payments are made by the due dates.

Four instalment dates:

  • Friday 23 August 2019
  • Friday 25 October 2019
  • Friday 10 January 2020
  • Friday 13 March 2020


Do I pay GST on my rates notice?

GST is not payable on general rates or the emergency services levy.

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