Primary Producer Rates Concession Applications Now Open

Published on Wednesday, 1 March 2023 at 12:00:00 PM

Applications for the Shire of Murray’s Primary Producers Rates Concession are now open. Cow

The concession is available for Primary Producers who operate an approved rural pursuit in the Shire of Murray and pay rates on rural zoned land.

Eligible applicants must have generated and claimed an assessable primary production income of more than $20,000 from the property in their tax return last financial year.

Eligible farming activities include grazing, viticulture, agistment, horticulture, dairying, fruit growing, aquaculture, crop growing, timber plantations and piggery and/or poultry farms.

Once approved, applications are valid for a two-year period after which the holder must re-apply.

To be eligible for the concession, applicants must meet all relevant criteria.

Application packages have been sent to all previously eligible applicants whose concessions expire on 30 June 2023 and to stakeholders who have expressed interest during the current financial year.

To obtain a comprehensive list of criteria as well as an application package, please download below or call the Shire’s Rates Department on (08) 9531 7608.

Applications close 30 April 2023 and will be considered by Council as part of the 2023/2024 budget.

Click here to download the application package.

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