Dates - Key Dates for Rates
The dates shown below are for the 2023-24 rating year.
Marlborough District Council rates and charges for the 2023-24 year (1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024) were set by Council on 29 June 2023. Four rate instalment invoices are sent out each financial year. Each instalment is one quarter of the annual rates (GST inclusive) for the current year. GST is calculated at 15%. The annual rates assessment is sent out with the first rate instalment invoice.
|Instalment||Invoice Date||Last Date for Payment Before Penalty is Added||Penalty Applied|
|1||1 August 2023||11 September 2023||12 September 2023|
|2||1 November 2023||11 December 2023||12 December 2023|
|3||1 February 2024||11 March 2024||12 March 2024|
|4||1 May 2024||11 June 2024||12 June 2024|
The 1 July 2020 revaluation is used for rating purposes.
Charges for Metered Water
|Reading Taken in Period||Last Date for Payment before Penalty is Added|
|1 July 2022 - 30 September 2022||20 October 2022|
|1 October 2022 - 31 December 2022||20 January 2023|
|1 January 2023 - 31 March 2023||20 April 2023|
|1 April 2023 - 30 June 2023||20 July 2023|
Penalty provisions (additional charges on unpaid rates)
A penalty, equivalent to 10% of the instalment amount remaining unpaid at the close of day on the "last date for payment", shall on the above dates be added to that amount of unpaid rates.
Pursuant to Sections 57/58 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002, a further penalty of 10% will be added to all rates and charges that remain unpaid on 30 June 2023. Payments are applied to the oldest debt first.
Penalty provisions (unpaid metered water)
A penalty, equivalent to 10% of the metered water amount remaining unpaid at the close of "Last date for payment", shall on the next day be added to that amount which remains unpaid.