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Taxes

All Property tax notices are mailed out in May of current year. Payments for taxes must be received on or before the June 30th deadline to avoid any penalties. Any mailed payments must be postmarked by Canada Post on or before June 30th, with the postmarked date visible.

Penalties will be charged on outstanding current taxes with a 3% penalty added on the 1st of every per month starting July 1st & (Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec) to the current years taxes and a 18% penalty will be charged on January 1st of the new year for all outstanding balances not paid in full by December 31, 2019.  

For further information please contact the Village office. Payments can be made by cheque or cash. Please do not mail cash, or do not drop off cash in the Village box, as this is not secure,  the Village will not be held responsible for lost payments.

Tax payment & Receipts options: Interact svsandyb@xplornet.ca password RollXXX (your house nr.), drop cheque in Village mailbox or mail, or pay in office during office hours - cheques made out to The Summer Village of Sandy Beach.

December 2019 update - Taxes 2019/2020 - All outstanding taxes not paid by June 30, 2019 are due December 31,2019 - please note that a 18% penalty will be applied on January 1, 2020 on all outstanding taxes. 

Send a cheque or drop cheque (NO CASH) in Village mailbox.  Please email svsandyb@xplornet.ca for ANY and ALL questions.  We appreciate your patience on this matter.  Interact payments can also be made to this email address.

When making a payment by cheque be sure to include your roll number, name and property address.

Tax Payment Plan (TPP) 2019

The S.V. of Sandy Beach Tax Payment Plan can help. Using the TPP allows you to spread out your tax payments throughout the year.  Please read the instructions here for your monthly calculation if you are on the TPP or would like to sign on.  As of May 15, 2019 ONLY direct debit payments will be accepted - a direct debit authorization form is required from your BANK and drop off the signed and dated form.

How it works

The TPP Plan runs from January to December each year. Your first five monthly payments will be estimated based on your previous year's tax levy and is in effect a credit as your taxes is already paid off.

Residents receive their tax notice en of May. As a TPP Plan participant, your monthly payments will then be revised for your June Payment, made on July 1st. 

Any adjustments required as a result of the annual levy will be spread over the last seven payments of the year and the revised payments continue until May of the following year - the credit.

VERY IMPORTANT: ALL TPP's - Payments for TPP for 2019 will not accept 12 post dated cheques anymore - please submit a direct debit authorization form from YOUR bank by email or village mailbox by 15 May 2019.  The tax notice letter received is the agreement of the monthly amount.

How to apply

Contact the Village office prior to May 15 of the new year WITH YOUR signed and dated direct debit authorization form from your bank to set up a existing and/or new TPP. 

You can join the TPP Plan if:

  • you have a chequing account
  • your application is received before May 15th of the new tax year (pre-tax notice issue)
  • If you are not in ANY arrears of taxes
  • If you have just purchased a property in the Village or are a new resident and prefer this option

Changing bank accounts 

If you change your chequing account, please advise the Summer Village Office at (780) 967 - 2873 at least 3.5 weeks prior to the next payment date, and make sure you provide a new DD form - email is best svsandyb@xplornet.ca

Withdrawing from the Plan

You may withdraw from the TPP Plan by giving written notice at least 3.5 WEEKS prior to the next payment date.

If payments are missed or NSF, the Summer Village WILL  cancel the agreement pronto and charge bank costs to your roll number.

NOTE: if you withdraw from the plan, or your Plan is cancelled, all unpaid taxes become due and payable, and are subject to penalties - it is your responsibility to check the payment deadlines at svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

Moving, Selling or Buying New Property

Moving with Sandy Beach? The TPP Payments can be revised to correspond with the taxes on your new property.

Buying a new property in Sandy Beach? Arrangements can be made to allow you to join the TPP Plan during the year.

Selling your property? To ensure that the payments are discontinued at the proper time when your property is sold, please notify the Summer Village Office at svsandyb@xplornet.ca at least 3.5 weeks  prior to the next payment date.

For more information

If you have any questions about the TPP Plan please email the Village: 

svsandyb@xplornet.ca

(780) 967-2873 (optional)

Tax Recovery & Arrears

Please contact Administration - svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

Tax recovery in the Village is done by a specialist - contact the Village office for directions

Tax Recovery

These Bylaws were adopted on April 18, 2019 - check the Bylaw section on the website for all signed documents - questions svsandyb@xplornet.ca 

DRAFT BYLAWS April 18-2019 @ 7pm Regular Council Sandy Beach Hall Lakeshore Drive 63 (svsandyb@xplornet.ca)

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