Policy for Early Payment of Rates in the  Current Financial Year

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to provide for the processing of rates paid in advance of their due date in the current financial year.

Application

This policy applies to all ratepayers in the Tasman District.

Policy

Principles

  1. Ratepayers should be able to choose to pay their rates in advance.

  2. The Council will accept payment of some, or all, rates for the current year before the due dates set out in the rates assessment.

  3. Where rates are paid prior to the due dates set out in the rates assessment notice, no discount will be provided.

2. Procedure

  1. The Council will process early payment of the current year’s rates in accordance with this Policy.

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