MUNICIPAL OFFICE HOURS
Monday to Friday – 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
2017 FINAL TAXES ~ IMPORTANT DATES
The 2017 Final Tax Installments are due: Monday, June 26th and Monday, September 25th, 2017
The Township of Beckwith Municipal Office will be open for Tax Payments on Saturday, June 24th and Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 from 9 AM to 12 Noon.
TAX PAYMENT OPTIONS: Cheque’s payable to the Township of Beckwith
Mail to: Township of Beckwith.
In person: At the Municipal Office, 1702 9th Line Beckwith, corner of Hwy 15 and Blacks Corners. (Cash/cheques/debit)
After Hours: Drop payment in the mail slot, located at the front door of the Municipal Office. Please no cash – cheque only.
Post dated cheques: Upon receipt of your Final Tax bill, you are encouraged to remit post-dated cheques by any of the options listed above.
Online: Please use your whole roll number as your account number when setting up the Township of Beckwith as a payee via Online Banking.
Bank: Taxes can be paid at most Financial Institutions, when presenting your original Tax Bill.
Pre-authorized Payment Plans: The Township can arrange for automatic monthly payment plan, or automatic installment dates payment plan. Your account must be current to be eligible for this payment option. There is no service fee for this plan. Please contact the Financial Officer for more information or to enroll.
Please make all cheques payable to “Township of Beckwith”.
LATE PAYMENT CHARGES
Please note, payments are recorded on the date they are received, NOT the post mark date. Payments received after the due date will be charged a penalty at a rate of 15% per annum (1.25% per month).
If you require a receipt, please return your complete tax bill with payment, which will be stamped, paid and returned for your records.
RETURNED CHEQUE FEE
Returned cheques will be charged a $15.00 administration fee.
A Supplementary tax bill may be issued where a property is not completely assessed at the time of preparation of assessment rolls or where a new building has reached completion or is occupied, or a property becomes taxable. It is in addition to the regular tax bill.
If you have any questions concerning your property assessment please contact Municipal Property Assessment Corp., (MPAC) 1-866-296-MPAC (6722), fax 1-866-297-6703, by e-mail: www.mpac.ca , or mail to P.O. Box 9808, Toronto, ON M1S 5T9.
*Please note that MPAC has up to three years to perform assessment of a new build.
VACANT COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES
Tax rebate applications deadline for the year 2016 is February 28th, 2017 . If you own property eligible for a rebate, applications can be picked up at the municipal office.
If you have any questions regarding your tax bill, please contact the Municipal Office at 613-257-1539 or 1-800-535-4532. To help us in responding to your queries, please quote your roll number, which will be located on your tax bill.