Prompt payment discount
A prompt payment discount of 1.1% is available if you choose to pay in full by 31 August. The discount is calculated on the current year’s rates and charges, and excludes the Victorian Fire Services Levy. The discounted amount is shown on your rates notice.
Please note that under the provisions of the Fire Services Property Levy Act, any payments received are allocated to both rates and charges, and the fire services levy, therefore to qualify for the discount the total amount owing (less the discount) must be paid.
Pay your rates securely online by card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express only). Please note that a surcharge of 0.69% for Visa or Mastercard or 1.4% for Amex will apply.
Direct debit allows your rates to be debited from your savings or cheque account on the due date. Credit cards are not accepted.
There are 3 payment options available:
- A total of nine direct debits can be made from October to June or alternatively
- Four instalments as specified on your annual rate notice
- Full payment on 15 February each year
If selecting option 3, please supply a mobile number (above) to receive an SMS reminder prior to payment. No SMS reminder will be sent for options 1 or 2.
- Direct debit application form and service agreement (PDF, 569.50KB)
If your account is overdue, you may set up a payment arrangement via direct debit with either fortnightly or monthly payments. These amounts will not be automatically adjusted in future years, so you are required to adjust these payments to ensure that your future accounts will be paid on time. The direct debit will continue until the account paid in full, and may recommence each July until it is cancelled.
- Rates in arrears direct debit application form (PDF, 365.29KB)
Contact your participating bank or credit union by phone or internet using biller code 7872. Alternatively, register for BPAY View and receive, pay and store bills in your online banking account.
- Choose to receive your rates notice online (PDF, 1.12MB)
Pay at any Australia Post or affiliated agency. Cash, cheque, EFTPOS accepted. Credit card payments are not available via Australia Post outlets.
1300 725 338
Pay your rates securely via telephone by card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express only). Please note that a surcharge of 0.69% for Visa or Mastercard or 1.4% for Amex will apply.
Cheque or money order only. Credit card payments by mail are not accepted.
Bayside City Council
PO Box 27
Sandringham VIC 3191
Payments accepted at the Cashier's Counter by cash, cheque, money order, EFTPOS and card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express only) between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday at the Corporate Centre, Royal Avenue, Sandringham. Please note that a surcharge of 0.69% for Visa or Mastercard or 1.4% for Amex will apply.
If you are experiencing difficulty paying your rates, please call us on (03) 9599 4444 prior to the due date to confidentially discuss your situation.