Taxes are calculated utilizing the assessment value of the property, as set by the Regional Assessment Office, and then multiplied by the Tax Rate, as set by the Municipality. There are 2 billings annually, which consist of four installments.
The first billing of the year is mailed at the end of January or beginning of February. The amount of taxes are based on 1/2 of the total amount billed in the previous year. You will only receive one bill consisting of 2 payments, which due the last Friday of February and end of April.
The final billing for taxes is mailed out at the end of July or beginning of August. The final tax billing includes the balance of the taxes due for the current year minus the interim billing and includes a breakdown of municipal and education levies. The due dates for each installment is the last Friday of August and October. Your tax bill will give you the exact dates each installment is due.
A penalty of 1.25% will be imposed on each installment or part thereof remaining unpaid after the due date and on the first day of each month in the current year and an interest rate of 1.25% imposed thereafter until such time as the tax account paid is up to date.
If you have any questions regarding your taxes please call the Municipal Office at 683-4545.