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Regulations 2008 No.18 of 2008 Local Government (Accounting)



Regulations 2008 No.18 of 2008 Local Government (Accounting)

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Part 11 Rates the council. Part 11 Rates Assessment record and record of rates24 (1) Before a council adopts its budget for a financial year, the CEO must: (a) check all available records to ensure that all rateable land is recorded in the assessment record; and (b) certify to the council that, to the best of the CEO's knowledge, information and belief, the assessment record is a comprehensive record of all rateable land within the area. (2) The CEO must keep a rates record containing, for each allotment of rateable land, particulars of: (a) all rates and charges levied on the allotment; and (b) penalties imposed; and (c) the amount of rates written off (if any); and (d) the amount of payments made. Form of rates notice25 A rates notice must contain: (a) the name of the ratepayer to whom the notice is addressed; and (b) the number and description of the allotment to which the notice relates; and (c) particulars of the amount payable (including any interest and penalties accrued or imposed up to the date of the notice); and (d) the basis of calculation of the rates (including, where relevant, the valuation); and (e) a description of the ways to make payment; and (f) a statement of the due date for payment of the rates and, if payment by instalment is allowed, the due date for payment of the first instalment; and Local Government (Accounting) Regulations 11

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