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Services › Rates Rebate Scheme › Rebate eligibility examples

Example 1

A couple where both partners qualify for New Zealand Superannuation (estimated income of $32,275 in 2013/14), and received no other income in 2013/14, would be eligible for a rebate as shown below:
Level of rates Estimated rebate
$1700 $0
$2000 $223
$2200 $357
$2400 $490
$2600 $605

Example 2

A single person receiving New Zealand Superannuation, living alone (estimated income of
$21,336 in 2013/14), and who received no other income in 2013/14, would be eligible for a rebate as shown below:
Level of rates Estimated rebate
$600 $293
$800 $426
$1000 $560
$1100 $605

Example 3

A household with an income of
$30,000 and one or two dependants would be eligible for a rebate as shown below:
Level of rates Estimated rebate with 1 dependant Estimated rebate with 2 dependants
$1100 $0 $33
$1350 $137 $200
$1600 $304 $367
$1850 $470 $533
$2100 $605 $605

Example 4

A household with an income of
$35,000 and one or two dependants would be eligible for a rebate as shown below:
Level of rates Estimated rebate
with 1 dependant
Estimated rebate
with 2 dependants
$2000 $0 $8
$2250 $112 $175
$2500 $279 $342
$2750 $445 $508
$3000 $605 $605