Lake Inverell

Rates and Water

CORRECTION TO RATES INSTALMENT NOTICES ISSUED OCTOBER 2018

The quarterly rates notices issued 22 October 2018 were incorrectly dated as for the 2017-18 year. The notice is actually for the year 01/07/2018 to 30/06/2019.

The monetary amounts and the instalment dates are all correct. Council apologises for any inconvenience this has caused and will issue an amended notice with the correct dates should you require one.

Please contact Council on (02) 6728 8288 should you have any further enquiries.

Inverell Shire Council rates and water notices are issued to Ratepayers in July each year, and with instalment notices issued in October, January and April each year.

To help better understand your rates, download this helpful guide – A Guide to understanding your 2017/18 Land Rates.

Information on payment methods, how to update your name or postal address, apply for concession or direct debit or to sign up for eRates can be found below.

Payment Options

Online

You can now make rates, water and invoice payments via our easy to use online payment system. The use of the online payment service is subject to terms and conditions which are set out on our Online Credit Card Payment page, please ensure you have read and understood the online payments disclaimer prior to making a payment.

Mail

Simply mail your cheque or money order payable to Inverell Shire Council, together with your notice to:

Inverell Shire Council
PO Box 138
Inverell NSW 2360

 

In Person

You can pay your notice in person at Council’s Administration Centre located at 144 Otho Street, Inverell. Please present your rates notice when making the payment. Payments can be made by:

  • Cash
  • EFTPOS
  • Cheque (Cheques are to be made payable to Inverell Shire Council)
  • Money order
  • Credit card

Please note that a fee will apply for payments made by credit card, Visa Debit or when the account type is selected as credit. This fee will be charged at the time the payment is made and customers will be advised of the current fee before the transaction is finalised. View Credit Card Surcharge information.

 

BPAY

BPAY is a national electronic bill payment service, allowing you the opportunity to pay over the phone or on the internet, from your cheque, or savings account (no credit card can be used for payment via this facility).

Please see your rates/water notice for your biller code and reference number. Council does recommend that you contact your financial institution to ascertain if any fees are charged to your account by your bank.

Phone

Telephone payments using a credit card can be made by contacting Council’s cashiers on (02) 6728 8288.

Payments made by credit card will attract a fee, which will be charged at the time payment is made, customers will be advised of the current fee before the transaction is finalised. View Council’s credit card surcharge information.

 

Direct Debit

Direct debit arrangements are available for Ratepayers who prefer that rate/water payments to be automatically debited from their nominated account. Direct debits can be made either fortnightly, monthly, instalment due dates or annually.

Please contact Council or download, complete and return the Direct Debit Request Form to sign up for this service.

Council does not charge a transaction fee for the direct debit service unless the payment is rejected by your bank. Council does recommend that you contact your financial institution to ascertain if any fees are charged to your account by your bank.

 

Agency payments

Payments can be made through one of the following outlets by cash or cheque. Please present your rates/water notice at any of the below agencies:

  • Yetman Australia Post Office
  • Ashford Rural Transaction Centre
Online Forms
Sign up for e-Rates
Inverell Shire Council now provides its residents the opportunity to complete and submit the request form to receive rates and water notices by email. Paper forms are also available by contacting Council on (02) 6728 8288 or visiting our Administration Centre.
Update your Name or Postal Address
Inverell Shire Council now provides its residents the opportunity to complete and submit the request form to change a name or postal address online. Paper forms are also available by contacting Council on (02) 6728 8288, visiting our Administration Centre or downloading the forms below.
Forms - PDF
Certificate Application
(Eg. Section 10.7 Planning, 603 – Rates/Water, Sewerage/Septic, Notices etc)
[27 Kb]
Change of Name Notification Form[19 Kb]
Change of Postal Address Notification Form[23 Kb]
Direct Debit Request Form[147 Kb]
Pensioner Concession Application Form[490 Kb]
Real Estate Redirection Form[16 Kb]
Further Information
FAQ's - Rates and Charges[236 Kb]
Understanding your 2017-2018 Land Rates[985 Kb]
NSW Valuer General's Newsletter - July 2017[515 Kb]
Credit Card Surcharge Information[148 Kb]
Online Payment Information[295 Kb]
e-Rates Information[322 Kb]

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CONTACT THE COUNCIL

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

Correspondence:
General Manager
PO Box 138 Inverell NSW 2360

Administration Centre

144 Otho Street
Inverell NSW 2360

Phone: (02) 6728 8288
Fax: (02) 6728 8277
Email: council@inverell.nsw.gov.au
ABN: 72 695 204 530

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