Queen Street, P O Box 404, Te Kuiti 3941, NZ. Telephone 07-878 0800, Fax 07-878 7771, Email firstname.lastname@example.org, Website www.waitomo.govt.nz
What is a rates lump sum payment penalty remission?
We offer a formal rates lump payment option to ratepayers who can afford to repay their rates
arrears by a lump sum payment. If their application is approved Council will remit the current and
historic penalties on their rates account - leaving only the rates balance to repay.
You will need to complete and sign a Rates Lump Sum Payment Penalty remission application form and
an Easy Pay Direct Debit form and submit it to Council for consideration.
In accordance with the terms of this arrangement, we require you to enter into a direct debit
arrangement with Council to repay your current and future rates.
You can make these payments either on a weekly, fortnightly, monthly or quarterly basis.
Payments from your chosen bank account will be made on time, which means no penalties and no
dates to remember moving forward.
By honouring all your future direct debit payments - you will not have to worry about being in
The Council has been contacted to enquire about entering a rates lump sum payment arrangement.
A rates lump sum payment penalty remission form has been completed and returned to the
An Easy Pay Direct Debit application form has been completed and returned to Council.
Should you have any queries please phone 0800 932 4357
Our friendly Customer Services Team are here to help.
Rates Lump Sum Payment
Penalty Remission Guide
How do I go about entering into an arrangement with Council?
To obtain a copy of these forms please either contact our friendly Customer Services Team on
0800 932 4357tohavethemmailedtoyou,visitourCouncilOfcesonQueenStreet,TeKuiti
between Monday and Friday, 8am to 5pm. Alternatively, you can download a PDF of this form from our
website www.waitomo.govt.nz (the forms can be found under the rates section).
Why do I need to complete an Easy Pay Direct Debit form?
How do I make my lump sum payment?
Council will accept the following payment methods: Cash, Cheque, Eftpos, Credit Card
(excluding Amex or Diners Club Card) or dated cheques (to be presentable by the due date)
Alternatively if paying by direct credit is an option for you, our bank account number is:
Westpac Bank: 03-0449-0070201-00
Please use your valuation number as the reference for direct credit payments.
Use this checklist as a guide to help you enter into a Rates Lump Sum Payment
Penalty Remission Arrangement