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If you're a property owner aged 65 or over and you own at least 75 per cent equity in your home, you may apply to defer your rates under the Rates Act 2004. If the property is not your principal place of residence you are not eligible for the rates (aged) deferment.
For further information on our rates assistance schemes, please click here.
Section 1: Owner details
Section 2: Property details
Section 3: Contact details
If you elect to defer future year's rates all future rates will be automatically deferred. You can stop the deferment at any time by requesting in writing that the future year's rates deferment stops.
Section 5: Attachments
* Proof of age card (front and back)
* Any additional documents to support your application
Section 6: Declaration
Declare that by submitting this form:
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.
If you require further information on Rates Assistance schemes and your application, please contact the ACT Revenue Office by clicking here or call us on (02) 6207 0028.