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Ratepayers urged to have their say on Special Rate Variation request | Letters to the editor

By Letters
March 9 2024 - 8:00am
Tamworth Regional Council decided to go ahead with the Special Rate Variation request to IPART and now the independent regulator is calling for input from the community. Picture from file.
Tamworth Regional Council decided to go ahead with the Special Rate Variation request to IPART and now the independent regulator is calling for input from the community. Picture from file.

Special Rate Variation concerns

The Valuer General increased the unimproved value of my small farm by over 100pc last year. TRC chose to ameliorate that by decreasing the cents in the dollar that they charge me in rates, but the overall increase was still 38pc. I imagine that most rural properties in the Shire will also have seen roughly similar increases, and I also think that urban blocks would have seen big rises too.

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