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Municipal Office - 2357 Highway 206, P.O. Box 120, Arichat, Nova Scotia B0E 1A0
(902) 226-2400, Toll Free: 1-800-567-2600

Tax Office

2357 Highway 206
P.0. Box 120
Arichat, NS BOE 1A0

(902) 226-2400

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 ensure that the payment is placed on the proper account.

Please include a $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. Kristina Kean
Mrs. Anne McNamara

Tax Office
2357 Hwy 206
PO Box 120
Arichat, NS B0E 1A0

Tel: (902) 226-2400
Fax :(902) 226-0295

Senior's Property Tax Rebates

Senior's Property Tax Rebates program starts every July and ends December 31st.  Taxes must be paid in full for the previous year. This program provides a 50% rebate of residential municipal property taxes paid for 2022, up to $800. To be eligible for the Property Tax Rebate for Seniors you must be at least 65 and receive, or be eligible to receive, the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) or be between 60-64 and receive, or be eligible to receive, the Allowance in 2023. The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) and the Allowance are monthly federal supplements available to low-income Old Age Security pensioners.

To see if you qualify, call Toll Free 1-800-670-4357.

**Seniors will be required to complete their application form and mail it to the province but will no longer require the Municipal Tax Sheet they used to request from the municipality. **