Now time to con­firm rate re­bate scheme el­i­gi­bil­ity

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

If you think you may be eli­gi­ble for a rates re­bate this year, make sure you make an ap­point­ment with Cus­tomer Ser­vices at the Mata­mata-Pi­ako District Coun­cil.

The Rates Re­bates Scheme pro­vides a re­bate of up to $580 for low in­come earn­ers who were pay­ing rates for the home they were liv­ing in on July 1 2011.

If you were eli­gi­ble for a rates re­bate last year, or think you may be eli­gi­ble this year start gath­er­ing your records to­gether. You will need:

A copy of your 2011/2012 Mata­mataPi­ako District Coun­cil rates ac­count (avail­able from Au­gust 2011);

A copy of your 2011/ 2012

Waikato Re­gional Coun­cil rates ac­count (avail­able from Septem­ber 2011) call 0800 800 401;

A copy of the Summary of In­come for you and your part­ner, or joint home-owner from Inland Rev­enue for the year from April 1 2010 to March 31 2011. Con­tact Inland Rev­enue on 0800 257 778;

A copy of any cer­tifi­cates stat­ing in­ter­est earned on in­vest­ments to 31 March 2011.

Rates re­bate ap­point­ments are avail­able from Satur­day, Septem­ber 3. Do not worry if you have not yet re­ceived your Waikato Re­gional Coun­cil rates ac­count as we can look up the de­tails for you.

Do not de­lay, phone the coun­cil on 0800 746 467 to make your ap­point­ment.

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