Phone: 1-902-226-2400

Toll Free: 1-800-567-2600

Collections and Payment Options

tax office

credit union

royal bank


td bank


In order to make it easier for Richmond County residents to pay on their tax accounts, the Department of Finance has arranged the following methods of bill payment.

Bill Cycle:

Tax Billing takes place twice (2) annually.
Interim Billing - April 1
Final Billing - September 1

Interest rate on overdue taxes - 18% per annum

Tax Certificates:

The Municipality provides Tax Certificates on specific accounts for a fee of $20.00 per Certificate.

Electronic Funds Transfers:

The information you will require in order to send the money via Royal Funds Transfer is as follows:

Our Institution Number: 003
Our Transit Number: 00443
Our Bank: Royal Bank of Canada
Our Account Number: 1125160

It is very important to specify your account number and name on the payment to insure that the payment is placed on the proper account.

Please include $20.00 fee in your payment, this fee is to cover the charges from our bank.

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact me.

Have a great day,

Mrs. Kathleen Jeffrey
Manager of Accounting & Finance
2357 Hwy 206
PO Box 120
Arichat, NS B0E 1A0
Tel: (902) 226-3983
Fax :(902) 226-0295
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Property Tax Rebates available to seniors who are receiving the old age pension plus the supplement. To see if you qualify, call Toll Free 1-877-296-9338