The Swan Hill Rural City Council reminds those ratepayers whom have not yet paid their 2019/2020 rates in full, that these payments are now overdue. Please arrange for payment as soon as possible.
For Commercial properties, any 2019-2020 unpaid rates and levies including any unpaid arrears, have been deferred until 30 September 2020, without interest penalty. No further action is required from commercial property owners/tenants.
For other sectors experiencing difficulty in payment, these ratepayers can apply for special consideration due to their individual circumstances. – see website for online financial hardship application www.swanhill.vic.gov.au.
Special consideration includes a range of options from approved repayment plans, partial or full deferral to 30 September 2020 and interest deferrals. Application for special consideration for these sectors will be determined on a case–by–case basis.
For any ratepayer who has applied for special consideration, payments/arrangements have been tailored to suit each individual(s) and these payments/arrangements will remain in place.
Chief Executive Officer