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Pay your rates by direct debit

You can apply here to pay your Hawke's Bay Regional Council rates by Direct Debit. This is the easiest way to pay, as you don’t need to adjust your payment amounts each year.

Pay your rates by direct debit

We can arrange a direct debit option to spread your rates payment, with a monthly plan. You can use the online form for up to 3 properties. If you have more than 3 properties, simply complete the form again.

online form

If you prefer you can complete the direct debit form by hand rather than online. Please ensure you complete a separate form for each property. 

Printable direct debit form

Rates Calculator

Check out our handy new rates calculator. It can help you find out what your rates payment are and how much your monthly direct payments could be to ensure your rates for this year 2019-20 and next year 2020-21 are paid in full by the new due date of 20 September 2020.   

Just enter your address and the month you would like to start your repayments, and the calculator will work out your potential monthly payments. Check out the 'things to know' on this page before using this calculator. 

New due date for Regional Council Rates next year 2020

A heads up that there will be a change to the due date for your rates from next year. Regional Council invoices are currently sent out in September each year, with final date for payment 31 January.

From July 2020, rates will be invoiced in early August and due by 20 September 2020. Pay your rates as usual this year, or take advantage of our new monthly direct debit option to make sure you’ve paid in full by the new due date. The handy calculator on this page will help you work out potential monthly repayments. 

Things to know:

  • Monthly payment amounts in the calculator do not reflect any credit or debit balances carried forward from previous rating year(s). These will alter the monthly repayment amount.
  • Monthly deductions will be made on the 20th of each month, or the following working day if the 20th falls on a weekend or public holiday.
  • Clean Heat or Sustainable Homes - this direct debit calculator does not include or replace any direct debits for financial assistance.
  • An option for a single direct debit payment on the due date is also available. These will occur on 31 January 2020 for the 2019-20 rates, and 20 September 2020 for your 2020-21 rates.

  • This calculator should not be used to set up your own payment plan by internet banking or automatic payment through your bank, as any private payment arrangements must clear the balance by each due date, to avoid a penalty on the outstanding balance.
    With a Direct Debit lodged through HBRC, you will receive non-penalty status, provided all payments are honoured on the 20th of each month

Rates direct debit form

Please complete this form and submit. We will then be in touch to confirm your direct debit.

Follow this link if the form fails to load. online form.
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