Rates Due Dates
Rates are invoiced by four quarterly instalments each financial year. The financial year is from 1 July to 30 June each year.
The payment dates for each instalment from 1 July are shown below. The 'Due Date' is the date when the instalment becomes payable. The 'Penalty Date' is the day a 10% penalty is applied on any unpaid rates. When a due date falls on a weekend or a public holiday, the due date is the next working day.
Hurunui District Council bank account number is Westpac 03-0802-0946666-00.
Rating Year Due Dates:
|Due Date||Penalty Date|
|Instalment 1||20 August||21 August|
|Instalment 2||20 November||21 November|
|Instalment 3||20 February||21 February|
|Instalment 4||20 May||21 May|
When these dates fall on a weekend or public holiday the next working day will be the due date.
Rates Instalments Property Sales
If you have sold your property, you are still liable for all rates due at the time Notice of Sale is given. Your solicitor will apportion your share of the current instalment of rates with the purchaser. Your solicitor will pay any rates due at possession date directly to Hurunui District Council.