Assessment & Taxation
Notice of Discounts on Advance Payments and
Charges for Late Payments of 2017 Property Taxes
For the information of taxpayers of the Town of Shaunavon, this notice sets out the discounts available on advance payment of any portion of 2017 taxes and the charge for the late payment of the 2016 taxes. The 2017 tax notices will not be mailed until the assessment for the year has been established and the mill rate set.
The following discount will be allowed when payment is made during the period:
January 1 to February 29 - 5%
March 1 to April 30 - 4%
May 1 to June 30 - 3%
July - 2%
August - 1%
The total amount of the 2016 taxes is required to be paid by the thirty-first (31) day of August, 2017.
Charges will be added to the current levy still owing as of August 31, as follows:
On September 1st, 1.5% percent of the unpaid amount.
On October 1st, 1.5% percent of the unpaid amount.
On November 1st, 1.5% percent of the unpaid amount.
On December 1st, 1.5% percent of the unpaid amount.
With respect to arrears of taxes, (12%) twelve percent penalty was added January 1, 2017.