Notify us if you’ve overpaid on your rates

Overpayment of City of Sydney rates can only be refunded if your account is in credit.

Once your application is received a City of Sydney officer will contact you if further information is required.
A refund fee of $50 applies

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What you need to do

Rates overpayment refund applicationPDF · 58.87 KB · Last modified

Before you start

  • Only the property owner may apply for a rates overpayment refund.
  • The refund will be processed only if the account is in credit.

After you finish

  • Refund processing time may take up to 3 weeks from the date we receive your completed application.
  • A refund fee of $50 is also applicable as per our fees and charges schedule and will be adjusted against the credit balance.