Municipal Business - Municipal Services - Property Taxes
Current taxes are due and payable by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 30, 2013. The 2013 Statement and Demand for Taxes will be mailed out to all property owners in early July 2013. Penalty of 1.25% per month has been applied to all taxes that are not paid in full on September 30, 2013.
The Town of Neepawa accepts payment for taxes via debit card, cash or cheque. Post-dated cheques will be accepted. We are now able to accept telebanking and internet banking payments from Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Central Credit Union. Please contact our office at 476-7600 for information on how to set up your account.
Pre-payment discounts are available for persons wishing to pre-pay the current years taxes. Up to 95% of the previous years net taxes can be pre-paid. As of 2012, Council will no longer be offering discounts for tax pre-payments.
CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED FOR TAX PAYMENTS
Mill Rates for 2013 are as follows:
|Farm & Residential Mill Rate||Commercial Mill Rate|
|Education Support Levy||11.83|
|Beautiful Plains School Division||14.774||14.774|
|Debentures||4.87 (Whitemud 0.51)||4.87 (Whitemud 0.51)|
|Municipal Mill Rate||24.42||24.42|
|TOTAL MILL RATE||44.06||55.89|
PENALTIES of one and a quarter percent (1.25%) will be added on October 1st and on the first day of each month thereafter, until paid or the time of the tax sale. The property owner’s name and address which appears on the enclosed bill is in accordance with the latest information which has been made available to the municipality. Should your mailing address change, you are required to notify our office as soon as possible.
Lands in arrears for more than two years will be subject to tax sale. Arrears that are shown on your tax bill are subject to further penalties.
Please note that the Town of Neepawa has no control over the school tax portion of your property tax bill. It is important that rate-payers are aware of the fact that school taxes are entirely the responsibility of the Province of Manitoba and School Boards. The municipality is required, by Provincial Statute, to collect them.