Rates and charges are Council’s primary source of revenue that is used to provide a range of services, projects and infrastructure to the Tasman Community.
If you have questions or concerns regarding your rates, please contact Tasman Council on (03) 6250 9200 or via email: email@example.com.
Rates Resolution 2023-2024
At a Council Meeting held on 28 June 2023, the Council resolved;
That, in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993 and the Fire Services Act 1979, the Council makes the following Rates and Charges for rateable land within the Council’s municipal area for the financial year commencing 1 July 2023 and ending 30 June 2024.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
(1) ‘Act’ means the Local Government Act 1993;
(2) ‘land’ means land as defined in Section 86 of the Act; and
(3) ‘rateable land’ is the land referred to in Section 87(1) of the Act.
2. General Rate
Pursuant to Section 90 and 91 of the Act, Council hereby make the following General Rate for
all rateable land within the Municipal area for the financial year commencing 1 July 2023 and
ending 30 June 2024:
(a) Pursuant to Section 90(3)(c) of the Act, a General Rate of 6.634440 cents in the dollar
of the Assessed Annual Value (AAV) of the rateable land;
(b) Pursuant to Section 91 of the Act, a Fixed Charge in respect of the General Rate of
$429.10 on all rateable land.
3. Fire Protection Service Rate
Pursuant to Section 93A of the Act and the Fire Service Act 1979, the following fire service
rates apply for the financial year commencing 1 July 2023 and ending 30 June 2024:
(a) A fire protection service rate 0.2416900 cents in the dollar of Assessed Annual Value
in respect of all rateable land within the volunteer brigade district (Nubeena) with a
minimum amount payable of $48.00 in respect of that rate.
(b) A fire protection service rate of 0.2839150 cents in the dollar of Assessed Annual Value
in respect of all rateable land outside the volunteer brigade district (General Land)
with a minimum amount payable of $48.00 in respect of that rate.
4. Waste Management Service Charges
Pursuant to Section 94(1) of the Act, Council hereby makes the following service charges for
rateable land (including land owned by the Crown to which the relevant service is supplied
pursuant to Section 93(4) of the Act) regarding waste management services supplied by Council:
(a) General Municipal Waste Management Charge: $78.90
(b) State Waste Levy: $6.60
A Waste Levy on all rateable land for costs associated with the Waste and Resource Recovery Act 2022.
(c) Fortnightly Kerbside Refuse Collection Service Charge:
-120 Litre Recycling bin and 240 Litre Household Waste bin $224.65
-240 Litre Recycling bin and 240 Litre Household Waste bin $299.35
5. Payment Options
5.1 Due Dates (Section 124 of the Act)
All rates and charges made by the preceding clauses are payable either in instalments
(as provided in Part 5.2 of this resolution) or in a lump sum by 31 August 2023.
5.2 Rates and charges that are paid by instalments must be paid by four (4) instalments
on or before the following dates:
1st Instalment – 31 August 2023;
2nd Instalment – 31 October 2023;
3rd Instalment – 31 January 2024; and
4th Instalment – 29 March 2024.
5.3 Defaults and Penalties on Instalment Payments (Sections 124(5) and 128 of the
If a ratepayer fails to pay any rates or instalments of rates and charges within twenty-one
(21) days of the date on which the rate or instalment was due to be paid, the
ratepayer must immediately pay to Council the full amount of all unpaid rates and
charges the financial year commencing 1 July 2023 and ending 30 June 2024.
If any rate or instalment of rates and charges are not paid on or before the date they
fall due, then interest at the prescribed percentage determined under Section 128(2)
of the Act will be payable in respect of the unpaid rate or instalment or charge for the
period during which it is unpaid.
The interest rate for the period 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024 will be at the rate of 9.85%
per annum calculated on a daily basis.
Changes to Your Details
Any changes in your personal information (such as postal/residential addresses) should be forwarded to the Tasman Council as soon as possible to ensure all records are kept up to date.
You can do this through one of the following options;
In person at our Council Office, 1713 Main Road, Nubeena, TAS 7184
Phone (03) 6250 9200
Please note that in the case of name change (ie marriage), Council wishes to advise these changes must be made via the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, who will later notify Council. This ensures all Titles Records and Information remain current and accurate across all relevant Departments.
Rates Direct Debit
Direct Debit can be a more convenient and a quicker way to pay your Rates. Using Direct Debit, can enable funds to de deducted from your nominated bank account to pay your Rates.
Direct Debit Options
Payments made via Direct Debit can be as follows;
- Instalment Dates
If you wish to proceed with a Direct Debit please contact the Rates Officer for assistance.
Payment of Rates
Tasman Council support a number of ways to pay your accounts.
Mailing Your Payment
Please detach the payment slip from your rates notice or invoice and return it together with your cheque or money order, payable to Tasman Council, and marked ‘Not Negotiable’. 1713 Main Road, Nubeena Tas 7184.
Paying in Person at Council Offices
Rates and Charges may be paid at the Tasman Council office at 1713 Main Road, Nubeena Tas 7184, between 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday, by cash, cheque of Eftpos.
BPAY Telephone and Internet Banking
Contact your participating financial institute to pay from cheque, savings and credit card account.
DOG REGISTRATION: Biller Code: 889154 and Reference Number located at the bottom of your Dog Registration Notice.
RATES: Biller Code: 18499 and Reference Number located at the bottom of your Rates Notice
For more information http://www.bpay.com.au
Please ensure that you use the correct payment reference so your payment is allocated to the correct account.
By clicking on the BPOINT icon above you were be transferred to another screen where you can make a credit card payment through BPOINT
If you are in receipt of an Australian Services Government Pension Concession Card or a Health Care Card (not a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card) you may be eligible for a concession of your rates.
For existing concession card holders, verified by Centrelink or Veterans’ Affairs, these remissions will be automatically shown as a reduction on your rates notice when they are issued.
If your remission is not automatically shown as a reduction on your rates notice, please contact the Tasman Council’s Rates Officer on (03) 6250 9200.
All eligible Concession Card holders must present their current (in-date) Pension Concession Card or Health Care Card when applying for a rates remission for their property.
New card holders (if start date on the card is on or before 1st July) should complete a remission form before 31st March each financial year. For further information, including conditions of eligibility for a Pension Concession, please contact the Rates Officer on (03) 6250 9200.
COVID-19 Pandemic – Tasman Council Community Support Package
Council recognises that some ratepayers may experience significant financial hardship during and as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Council has adopted the Financial Hardship Policy to provide support such as assistance as per the criteria outlines in the policy.
To apply for consideration for the deferral of rates and charges or suspension of interest and penalties, please complete the application form and return it to Council for assessment.
If further information is required, please contact Council on 03 6250 9200.
|Date:||Wednesday, 7 October, 2020|
|Date:||Wednesday, 7 October, 2020|
|Date:||Wednesday, 7 October, 2020|