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.
There will be no change for online recreation program registrations.
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Payments can be withdrawn automatically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 $45.00 IS APPLIED ON NSF, RETURNED CHEQUES OR PAYMENTS
Under Fees and Charges Bylaw 2017.18 the following fees will apply:
a receipt is requested subsequent to payment of taxes, a $10.00 fee
will be charged (current and prior year only). Tax history searches -
$25.00/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 Deputy Treasurer has no authority
to waive penalty/interest charges. It is your responsibility to ensure
that the payment reaches this office by the due date.