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Auckland Council

1. Check your eligibility for a property rates rebate

If you have previously received a property rates rebate, you will receive a property rates rebate application form and guide in early August with your property rates notice.

Property rates rebate thresholds

  • The maximum rebate is $640.
  • The income threshold is $25,660 per year, but you may still be eligible if you earn more than that.
  • Additional income allowance for dependents is $500 per dependent.
  • You will need to provide evidence of income to assess your eligibility and the amount of your rebate.
  • You must have lived in your property from the start of the rating year 1 July.    
  • Water rates are included in the calculation. We will fill in water rates amounts for all areas except the former Papakura District Council area. Customers from Papakura need to request water rates information from Veolia Water, for the last 12 months (1 July to 30 June).

Property rates rebate entitlement calculator