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Town of Halifax Property Taxes (Real Estate Mailing)

 

 l Public Service Announcement:

The Town of Halifax would like to notify residents, businesses and property owners that 2016 tax bills for real estate are being mailed on August 29th, and, personal property and machine & tool tax notices will be mailed separately with an accompanying announcement which will outline the December 5, 2015 due date both on personal property and machine & tool taxes along with a reminder to taxpayers of the real estate payment for the same deadline.

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 plan 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.

Please be reminded that the deadline for payment of total real estate tax due is Monday December 5, 2016. If a receipt is desired, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. Payments made after the due date are subject to 10% Penalty and 10% Interest Per Annum. In addition to applicable penalties and interest, after the second notice has been mailed, late payments on personal property will be for 100 percent of tax due without regard to any former entitlement to state PPTRA relief. Also any real estate or personal property taxes not paid 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.

Grand Opening of Mattress Clearance Center of Halifax

The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Mattress Clearance Center of Halifax was held at 9:00am on Friday, August 19, 2016.  Owner, Christopher Ammons invites everyone to visit the new store located at 71 S. Main Street in the Town of Halifax.  There are many brand new, manufacturer overstock mattresses to choose from that are 50% - 80% off retail prices.  Queen mattress sets start at $100!  You can visit during regular store hours or call 434-471-6757 for an appointment.

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Town of Halifax Upcoming Events

SEEKING FULL-TIME STREET LABORER & SOLID WASTE TECHNICIAN

Town of Halifax, Virginia

FULL-TIME STREET LABORER & SOLID WASTE TECHNICIAN

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under the direct supervision of Solid Waste/Street Supervisor, performs general and semi-skilled tasks on streets, sidewalks, and public grounds (landscaping & maintenance). Work is seasonal and is performed mainly out-of-doors; it requires strength and endurance.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to perform elementary maintenance tasks, cutting grass, trees, and brush, maintaining tools and equipment, operating light equipment, assisting in the collection of solid waste and recyclable materials, operating vehicles as required, ability to follow written and verbal instructions, self-motivated and dependable. Valid Virginia driver’s permit. Must have own transportation. High school graduate or GED.

HOW TO APPLY: Town of Halifax employment application is required. Application and complete job description can be obtained at the Halifax Town Hall located at 70 South Main Street, Halifax, Virginia. Applications can be submitted in person or mailed and addressed to Carl Espy, IV, Town Manager, Post Office Box 627, Halifax, Virginia 24558.

Deadline: August 31, 2016.

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