FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
How can I pay my rates?
A. Our bank account details are:
Account Name: Kaipara District Council
If you are paying from overseas:
Payments can be made:.
Any payments of rates due will be credited first to the oldest amounts due.
A. In accordance with section 55 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002, which empowers councils to accept early payment of rates, Council will accept payment in full of all rates assessed in the current year on or before the due date for the first instalment of the year. Early payment of rates will attract neither a discount, nor interest on the sum paid.
Pursuant to sections 57 and 58 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002, the Council delegates the authority to the Revenue Manager and the Revenue Operations Officer to apply the following penalties on unpaid rates:
a) A penalty of 10% of the rates assessed in the 2016/2017 financial year that are unpaid after the due date for each instalment will be added on the relevant penalty date for each instalment stated below, except where a ratepayer has entered into an arrangement by way of direct debit authority, or an automatic payment authority, and honours that arrangement. For each instalment the date the penalty will be added is as follows:
Instalment Number Penalty Date
b) On 5 July 2017 you will also be charged a 10% penalty for any part of the rates from previous years that have not been paid by 3 July 2017 for KDC rates and 4 July 2017 for NRC rates; and
c) On 5 January 2018 an additional 10% will be added to any balance still remaining unpaid by 3 January 2018 for KDC rates and 4 January 2018 for NRC rates.
A. You'll find this detailed in our current Long Term Plan.
A. This information can be found in the Annual Plan 2017/2018
A. We keep a detailed record of rating information for both Kaipara District and Northland Regional Councils. Use the Property and Information search tool.
Alternatively you can contact us.
receive your rates by email.
fill out this form.
A. The rating year is 1st July to 30th June and is divided into four equal instalments, each invoiced separately. Throughout the year, you will receive four rates invoices, one every three months.
Instalment Number Due Date
Q. How does a solicitor request rates information?
A. By utilising the Solicitors Settlement Request Form.
A. Rate remission and postponement schemes are to:
These forms below may help: