Concessions, Exemptions & Rebates

Rates Concession

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder recognises the value and importance of the services and contributions that not for profit recreation, sporting and community groups provide to the community.

Council provides a rates relief to those eligible not for profit recreation, sporting and community groups by offering a 50% or 100% waiver on their general land rates. 

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Eligibility

To apply, an organisation is required to complete all sections of the Rates Concession Application Form and submit any additional documentation requested.   Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application.

The lodging of an application does not affect the liability of a ratepayer to pay the rates assessed in full or under an instalment option whilst awaiting the outcome of their application.

All balances outstanding will accrue penalty interest from 10 October 2022.

Once the application has been processed and Council has made its decision, a formal written response will be issued to the applicant.

Application Information

Application Form

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Closing Date for Applications

Applications must be lodged on or before 31 December 2022.  No late applications will be accepted.

Assistance with Application

If you want to find out more information about whether or not you may be entitled to apply for a rates concession or have any questions about the application form, please contact the Rates Department on (08) 9021 9654 or email rates@ckb.wa.gov.au.

 

Rates Exemptions

Under Section 6.26 of the Local Government Act 1995, some organisations (such as charitable organisations, religious bodies, government agencies, etc.) may be eligible to apply for a rates exemption.

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Application Information

Application Form

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All sections of the Rates Exemption Application Form must be completed and all additional documentation requested must accompany the application.

Failure to do so may result in the application being rejected.

The lodging of an application does not affect the liability of a ratepayer to pay the rates assessed in full or under an instalment option whilst awaiting the outcome of their application.

All balances outstanding will accrue penalty interest from 10 October 2022.

Once the application has been processed and Council has made its decision, a formal written response will be issued to the applicant.

 

Service Charges

Properties will be subject to rubbish collection and pedestals/urinal/water closet charges where an exemption from rates is approved.

DFES - Emergency State Levy (ESL)

Property that is either privately owned or leased is still liable for the Emergency State Levy (ESL).      

Reviews

Property is subject to periodic reviews to ensure its continued approval.

Assistance

If you want to find out more information about whether or not you may be entitled to apply for a Rates Exemption or have any questions about the application form, please contact the Rates Department on (08) 9021 9654 or email rates@ckb.wa.gov.au.

Download the Rates Exemption Application Form under quick links.

Pensioners and Seniors

Information for pensioners and seniors can be found here. 

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Rates Concession Policy

Rates Concession Application

Rates Exemption Policy

Rates Exemption Application Form

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