Rates

Certificate of rates, land tax and other charges

The Certificate allows applicants to calculate the amount of Rates, Land Tax and Other Charges outstanding at settlement of a property transfer.  Please note that it is not the responsibility of the ACT Revenue Office to calculate settlement balances and that any monies owing following settlement and transfer of a property is the responsibility of the new owner/s.

Applications for a Certificate of Rates, Land Tax and Other Charges can be only be lodged and paid for using the Online Application Form.

Following the lodgement of an online application form together with the determined fee, the ACT Revenue Office will issue a Certificate of Rates, Land Tax and Other Charges to the applicant.  The applicant must complete the declaration stating that the certificate is to be used for conveyancing purposes only, certificates will be delivered to the applicant specified within the online application form as preferred delivery method.

From 1 July 2017 the fee for Certificate of Rates, Land Tax and Other Charges increased to $112.