We offer the the following pre-authorized payment options as a means of paying annual tax and/or quarterly water bills.
Tax Payment Options
Property Tax - Full Amount
This option allows the customer to pay the full amount of the annual tax bill on the 28th of September each year. Complete the corresponding Property Tax PAP Enrollment Form W WH PAP Form WWH Logo Taxes, checking off the box for Full Amount. The tax account must be current prior to enrollment.
Property Tax - Monthly Withdrawal
This option can serve as a substitute for customers who currently pay their taxes via post-dated cheques. Complete the Property Tax PAP Enrollment Form W WH PAP Form WWH Logo Taxes, check off the box for monthly withdrawal, indicating the amount and the month you would like your payments to begin. Your account will be debited on the 28th of each month.
You will continue to receive your regular billings and annual reminder notice that can be used to maintain your records.
Interest will be charged on outstanding balances as normally applicable.
Water Payment Option
Complete the corresponding Water Utility PAP Enrollment Form W WH PAP Form WWH Logo Water and the full amount of your water bill will be debited from your bank account two (2) business days before the due date.
Important Notes - Pre-Authorized Payments
A Void Cheque must be included upon submission of PAP Enrollment Form. If you do not have a void cheque, please contact your financial institution.
To enroll in the Pre-Authorized Payment Program, return the completed application form at least thirty (30) calendar days before the first withdrawal as stated on the enrollment form.
If you are enrolled in the PAP Program and want to change your banking information, you must complete a new enrollment form at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to your next monthly payment.
To cancel your pre-authorized payments we require notice of cancellation in writing thirty (30) calendar days prior to the next scheduled payment. Payment may not be eligible for return after the closing date of the sale of a property. Please contact us if you are considering selling or have sold your property.
It is important that all tax payers on Pre-Authorized Payment (PAP) Program examine their annual bill for outstanding balances. It is the responsibility of the taxpayer to ensure their tax account remains current. Interest will be charged on outstanding balances as applicable.
If your PAP returns non-sufficient funds, or otherwise, a fee of $25.00 is applied to your account. Under the Canadian Payment Association regulations, those signed up for PAP will be removed from the program after two (2) NSF automatic debits.
Please mail your completed PAP form to:
The Region of Windsor and West Hants Municipality
76 Morison Drive
PO Box 3000
Windsor, NS B0N 2T0
Completed forms can also be delivered in person to our office at 76 Morison Drive, Windsor