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You can apply to enter a payment plan for up to 12 months if you are having difficulty paying:

  • an assessment, such as for land tax or duties, or
  • a notice to repay the First Home Owner Grant.

By law, interest is imposed on all late and unpaid amounts at the market rate plus a  premium rate of 8% per annum. This continues to apply throughout any payment plan. However, interest is being waived on payment plans entered during the declared State of Emergency related to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more about these support measures.

You should lodge your completed application on or after, but not before, the due date for paying your assessment. To minimise the amount of interest, you should apply and pay as soon as possible.

  1. Review your requirements

    The online SmartForm application provides details of the personal and financial information we require.

  2. Assemble supporting evidence

    If your requested payment arrangement is greater than six months, you must give us:

    • Evidence of salary.
    • Bank statements, including for mortgage accounts and credit cards.
    • Projection of your expected income and outlays.
    • Proof that your finance provider is unable to help you at this time.

    Please refer to the application form for full instructions.

  3. Complete your application

    The application can be completed online via one of our SmartForms. Read our tips for completing SmartForms

    Start your application

    We use all the information in your statement to update our records and may pass on changes to other government agencies where we are authorised to do so.

  4. Lodge your application

    The SmartForm is lodged online. When you have completed all relevant and mandatory information, select submit. 

Next Steps

We advise all applicants of the outcome of their application in writing.

Last modified: 10 July 2020
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