Late Payment Charges
Property tax arrears are due immediately. All unpaid taxes will be charged a 1.25% penalty of the first day of default. A further 1.25% interest charge will be added on the first day of each calendar month for as long as the account is outstanding. There is no "grace period" for late payment.
Any payments received are applied to the outstanding penalty and interest balance first, then to the oldest outstanding tax balances.
Tax installments are due by the due date given on your tax bill.
Late payment charges are charged according to Section 345 of the Municipal Act.
Late payment charges cannot be waived by staff.
Failture to receive a tax bill does not excuse a taxpayer from responsibility for payment of the taxes nor relieve the assessed owner of liability for penalty or interest charges due to late payment.