Finance Department

Municipal Council of Beau-Bassin/Rose-Hill

Royal Road, Rose-Hill

Tel: 454 9500 (8 Lines)

Fax: 465 0147

E-Mail: dlam@bbrh.org

Senior Staff members
 

  • Financial Controller :       Mr. Daniel Lam Hing
  • Accountant:                      Miss. Tasneem Banoo A. Y. Sulaiman

The department is managed through 4 sections:-
Section                                         Senior Financial Operations Officer
Pay administration Section                               Mrs Daniele Moutalnankin
Expenditure Section                                            Mr Saroop Muttur
Income Section                                                     Mr Kumarduth Ramdehul
Stores & Procurement Section                         Mr Naushad Bahadoor

 

 

The financial affairs of the Council are conducted in accordance with the Local Government Act 2011.

The Finanical Year for the Council is from 1st January to 31st December.

Council Estimates

A budget of Rs327.95M has been approved for the year 2011.

 


 Our main sources of Income are:

  • Grant in Aid
  • Local Rates
  • Trade Fees
  • Permit & Rental

Whereas our expenditure centres are mainly: ©

  • Staff cost
  • Supplies and Services
  • Transport cost
  • Administration cost
  • Finance cost
  • Sport & Cultural activities

Local Rates

Payment of Local Rates for the period January 2016 to June 2016 was due and payable on 31.01.2016.

Financial Year 2016/2017 (01.07.2016 – 30.06.2017)

Payment may be effected in 2 equal instalments:

1st instalment – by 31.07.2016 at latest, and

2nd instalment – by 31.01.2017 at latest.

Note: All ratepayers effecting payments through standing orders are requested to liaise with their respective banks and take appropriate action at their end so that payments are timely effected.

Section 97(3) of the Local Government Act 2011 provides that the Local Rate is legally due and payable notwithstanding the fact that the ratepayer may not have received a claim for payment.

Surcharge

Under the Section 99 (1) & (2) of Local Government Act 2011 where any Local Rate is not paid within the periods specified, a surcharge of 10% shall be applied on the amount of the rate due and payable.

Interest on Local Rate
Section 100 of the Local Government Act 2011 stipulates that an interest at the rate of 15% per annum is leviable on any sum due for local / general rate in the financial year in which it becomes due and payable. 

Exemption from Local Rates

Section of 95(5) of the Local Government Act 2011 provides that the Council may, subject to the approval of the Minister remit the whole or part of the Local Rate payable on account of poverty.


Rate payers who wish to apply for exemption have to fill in the required forms which are available at the counter of the Income section.

It is to be noted that application for exemption from payment of Local Rate must be renewed each year.

Trade Fees

Payment of Trade Fees for the period January 2016 to June 2016 was due and payable on 31.01.2016.

Financial Year 2016/2017 (01.07.2016 – 30.06.2017)

Payment may be effected in 2 equal instalments:

1st instalment – by 31.07.2016 at latest, and

2nd instalment – by 31.01.2017 at latest.

A surcharge of 50% shall be levied on any amount not paid within the periods specified.

Cash Counters

The business hours of our cash counters from Monday to Friday are 8.45 am to 15.30 pm.
A continuous service is also offered during lunch time.

Mode of Payments

Payment at our cash counters can be made by cash, cards and cheques.

Payment may also be effected through standing order for General Rate.

For more information, please contact the Income Section of the Council.

Yearly Accounts of the Council

The Local Government Act requires the Council to prepare yearly accounts at the end of the financial year to be submitted to the Director of Audit each year.  A copy of the accounts is available at the Municipal library for inspection by the general public.