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As part of the ACT Government COVID-19 Economic Survival Package the ACT Government is offering a deferral of rates payments to families experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This deferral is available for 1 year from the date of application and includes current charges and any arrears, no interest will be charged during the deferral period.
Household income includes the combined income of you and your partner. A partner includes your spouse, civil union partner or de facto partner.
Information collected by the ACT Revenue Office (ACTRO) is protected by secrecy provisions contained in Acts administered by the ACTRO, including the Taxation Administration Act 1999, and is used for the purposes of administering those Acts. In addition, personal information provided to the ACTRO is protected by the Information Privacy Act 2014. Information (including personal information) is not disclosed to any third party without the consent of the person involved, unless authorised by law. For example, the ACTRO may disclose tax information in connection with the administration of a tax law, or may be required to disclose information to organisations that have legal authority to require the information in prescribed circumstances, including for law enforcement purposes.