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Taxation Information

WHEREAS pursuant to Section 79 of the Municipal Government Act Council may by by-law prescribe changes for the provision of services for persons who use or benefit from the service, on a basis to be set out in the by-law; and

WHEREAS the Municipality wishes to provide on an informal basis information requested from authorized parties regarding the status of taxes; and

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the Council of the Town of Annapolis Royal as follows:

  1. Information provided through this process is not certified nor expressly impliedly warranted by the Town of Annapolis Royal. Parties requiring a guarantee confirming the status of tax accounts, must obtain a tax certificate at the applicable fee. It is the responsibility of the requesting party to determine whether or not they require a certificate for their purposes.
  2. Information regarding the amount of outstanding taxes and penalties on an account will be provided, as outlined in paragraph 1, in response to requests made in writing and then only to the real property owners and/or their financial institution or legal representatives. Other parties requiring this information must apply for a tax certificate.
  3. There will be no charge for tax account information provided, as outlined in paragraph 1, directly to the owner of the subject real property.
  4. An administration fee of $10 plus applicable taxes per account per billing will be charged for the provision of tax account information provided to a financial institution in relation to the payment of tax accounts in which they have a mortgage interest.
  5. An administration fee of $30 plus applicable taxes will be charged for the provision of tax account information under any other circumstance.
  6. This Bylaw comes into force effective date of publication.
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