What methods are available to pay my tax bill?
Administration Centre during business hours
Payment drop off box at front entrance
Financial Institutions (Subject to the Bank Service Charge, taxes may be paid at most major financial institutions.)
Please note that effective January 1, 2014, Ramara Township does not accept credit card payments as a payment option.
Telephone / Internet Banking
Payments must reach this office by the due date. Enclose the stub and write the Roll/Account Number on the cheque. Post dated cheques for the due date ARE accepted.
The Township has implemented telephone/internet banking servicing with most banks, financial institutions and credit unions. Please contact the financial institution for more information on the use of this service. Our Merchant number is 00642 and we are listed as “Ramara Township Taxes”.
Payments can be withdrawn automatically from your bank account, on either a monthly or regular instalment basis. The Township also offers an arrears program for people who require this service. Enrolment will be allowed provided all necessary requirements are met and 30 days advance notice is given.
A FEE OF $21.00 IS APPLIED ON RETURNED CHEQUES OR PAYMENTS
Under Fees and Charges Bylaw 2012.97 the following fees will apply:
If a receipt is requested subsequent to payment of taxes, a $6.00 fee will be charged (current and prior year only). Tax history searches - $21.00/year – for information no longer on the computer.
Late Payment Charges/Penalty
Interest/penalty is added on the 1st day of each month at the rate of 1.25% per month that taxes remain unpaid.
The Tax & Revenue Officer has no authority to waive penalty/interest charges. It is your responsibility to ensure that the payment reaches this office by the due date.