The following information has been prepared to assist residents to understand their rates notice.¬†
For further information about rates or¬†to speak to someone about rate payments, please contact Council's Rates Administrator on (03)¬†5722 0830 or email@example.com
Payment for 2012/2013 rates and charges levied must be paid by four (4) instalments. The first instalment must reach Council's¬†offices by¬†1 October 2012 or within 14 days from the date on which the notice was issued, whichever date is the latest date. The remaining instalments must be paid no later than:¬†
Payment in advance of the instalment date can be made.
Did you know you can receive your rates notices via email? Click on this online rate notices link to find out how.
Please visit the¬†Payment Options webpage¬† to view the options for making payments (including the payments of rate)¬†to Council.
Rates are a charge on the property and unless paid on or before the due date, will bear interest at the prevailing interest rate (currently 10.5%). Interest will be charged from the due date of payment.
If you find it difficult to pay Council rates and charges by the due date please contact the Finance Unit (Rates Section) on 5722 0830 to arrange an appointment for you to discuss the circumstances and options available.
If you hold a Commonwealth Pensioner Concession Card or Veteran Affairs Gold Card and live at the property shown on the rate notice you may be eligible for a 50% rebate (to a maximum of $198.00).
To apply for a first time rebate you must produce your rates notice and concession card and fill in an application form, which is available from the Wangaratta Government Centre¬†or download one below. If you received a rebate last year and your circumstances have not changed, you will automatically be granted a rebate this year.
For more information download the Municipal Rates Concession poster below.