Rate payment due dates
The 2016-2017 rate period
commences 1 July 2016
. You have the choice to either pay your rates by lump sum, or quarterly instalment.
If you elect to pay a lump sum, the full amount is due by 31 August 2016.
If you choose to pay your rates in four equal instalments, the instalment payments are due on or before:
- 31 August 2016
- 30 November 2016
- 28 February 2017
- 31 May 2017
Land Values Issued for Georges River Council: Office of NSW Valuer General
Valuer General's Newsletter
Rates are calculated based on the land value of your property as supplied by the Land and Property Information (LPI). If you own a strata title property, the land value of the entire site is divided by the unit entitlement (listed on your strata plan), to ascertain the land value for each unit. For more information on the supply of land values go to: http://www.lpi.nsw.gov.au/
Rating structure for the 2016/2017 Rating Period
Rating structure for 2016/2017 Rating Period
|If you formerly paid rates to Kogarah City Council, the following rating structure applies:
|If you formerly paid rates to Hurstville City Council, the following rating structure applies:
|Residential rate 0.00198 cents
||Residential rate 0.0024046 cents
|Business rate 0.0042095 cents
||Business rate 0.0050285 cents
|Commercial rate 0.0049 cents
||Minimum rates $535.34
|Industrial rate 0.0055 cents
||Domestic waste annual service charge $390.00
|Minimum rates $883.59
||Additional domestic garbage annual service $255.00
|Domestic waste annual service charge $446.68
||Additional domestic recycling annual service $82.00
|Family waste annual service $121.16
||Additional domestic green recycling annual service $148.00
|Additional recycling annual $99.32
||Stormwater management charge: $12.50/residential unit, $25/residential property, $25/350 sqm or part thereof for a business property
|Additional Green annual $131.04
|Permanent or semi-permanent Vacant Land availability charge $298.48
|Boarding House annual $223.00
|Stormwater management charge: $12.50/residential strata; $25 non-strata residential property; $25 for every 350 m2 or part thereof for a non-residential property; $12.50*350m2/unit area with a minimum of $5.00
Penalties for late rate payment
Unpaid rates attract daily interest charges on the overdue amount, as prescribed by the Minister. There is a 5 day interest free period for late payments from the due dates.
What to do if you are having difficulty paying rates
People having difficulty paying their rates should contact Council’s Rates Department via 9330 6400 as soon as possible.
Pensioner Concession Rebates
Eligible pensioners hold either a blue concession card from Centrelink or a Gold Card from the Department of Veterans' Affairs (with TPI, EDA embossed on the card) AND own and reside at the property.
These eligible pensioners may be granted a concessional rebate up to a maximum of $325 per financial year or $81.25 per instalment, dependent upon the card start date and/or settlement date of the property.
Please contact Council to receive a copy of the Rates Pensioner Concession Application