Rates are a charge against a property (rating unit), based on the rateable capital value of the property and what the property is used for. Listed are Rates instalment dates and methods of payment.
How Much are My Property Rates?
Use the online search of the Rating Information Database for all properties with the Hauraki District.
When are Rates Instalments Due?
Rates instalment dates (excluding water rates) for the 2017/2018 rating year (1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018) by way of four instalments:
|Instalment||Due Date||Last date before penalty incurs|
|One||20 August 2017||30 August 2017|
|Two||20 November 2017||29 November 2017|
|Three||20 February 2018||28 February 2018|
|Four||20 May 2018||30 May 2018|
We provide many different payment options. Council is very flexible in how it receives the rates payments.
Rates can be paid by:
- Credit Card
- Easypay (Direct Debit)
- Automatic Payments
- Internet & Telephone Banking
Credit Card payments online - The Hauraki District Council can now accept credit card payments for your rates. To use this service you will need to have both your rates assessment number and your valuation number which you will find on your Rates Invoice. Further instructions are available once you go to 'Pay by credit card' below.
|Pay by credit card|
Payments by credit card will incur an additional charge of 2.355% plus 17 cents per transaction (including GST). This applies to all credit card types. This is to cover the costs associated with accepting credit card payments.
More information and forms for:
Perhaps you may be eligible for a rebate of your rates. Strict eligibility criteria apply. Read more about Rates Rebates.
An easy to understand explanation of what you pay and why can be found in Property & Water Rates Explained.