Date: November 5, 2018
Re: PSA-Town of Halifax Property Taxes (Personal Property and Machine & Tool Mailing)
Public Service Announcement:
The Town of Halifax would like to notify residents, businesses and personal property owners that 2018 tax bills for personal property and machine & tool taxes were mailed on November 2nd. December 5, 2018 is the due date both on personal property and machine & tool taxes along with the real estate billing notices mailed to property owners earlier, during the week of September 17, 2018 for the Town of Halifax. Please check each item listed on the tax bill to ensure that it reflects accurately all personal property owned as of January 1, 2018. If any additions, deletions or adjustments need to be made, call 434-476-3314 to the Halifax County Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office which gathers and provides the tax data to all localities, so that these corrections can be forwarded to the Town of Halifax.
Halifax is pleased to continue offering the payment option for Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills using Paymentus Corporation, a third party automated payment service that accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Electronic Check. This payment method can only be accessed online or by phone using Paymentus. This system will not be set up for payments in person at the Halifax Town Hall, although cash and check payments will continue to be accepted in person. You may make your payment anytime, any day, 24/7. Paymentus Corporation will charge a convenience fee for each transaction (the fee covers payment handling and processing charges). Customers should be ready with the following information:
- •For Real Estate, the 5-digit Parcel ID number (located on your billing statement),
- •For Personal Property, the 4-digit Tax ID number (located on your billing statement),
- •Your Credit Card number or your Checking Account and Routing Number
To pay your bill by phone dial: 1-877-489-1674 to call a secure automated telephone payment system, powered by Paymentus Corporation.
To pay your bill online go to the Town of Halifax website http://www.townofhalifax.com, click on the “Pay Online Taxes” bar at the top and go to a secure third party website at Paymentus Corporation.
Again, the deadline for payment for all taxes due is Wednesday December 5, 2018. If a receipt is desired, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. Payments made after the due date or postmark are subject to 10% Penalty and 10% Interest Per Annum. Also any real estate or personal property taxes not paid 30 days after the 2nd notice will have a $15.00 administration fee added to the bill due. If ownership of property has been transferred during the current tax year, the bill should be forwarded to the responsible party. For information about the tax assessment of property, please contact the County Commissioner of Revenue’s Office at 434-476-3314. If you have any questions about phone or online payments, please call Halifax Town Hall at 434-476-2343.