• Covid-19 Tax Relief Plan and Payment Methods Currently Accepted

    June 25, 2020

    All Residents/Taxpayer

    RE: Covid-19 Tax Relief Plan and Payment Methods Currently Accepted

    News Release

    Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to July 15

    June 25, 2020

    TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario Government has extended the provincial Declaration of Emergency under s. 7.0.7 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection of Emergency to July 15, 2020

    Update to residents/taxpayers for June 25th, 2020: Please be advised that the COVID-19 Tax Relief plan to waive late payment charges has been further extended for the month of July 2020. During the March 27th 2020 Special Council Meeting, Mayor and Council passed a Covid-19 Tax Relief Plan. A Tax Relief option to the taxpayers of the Town of Smooth Rock Falls be implemented as follows:

    • Waiving of late payment charges for the month of April 2020
    • In the event of the Covid-19 plan is extended by Council, the Treasurer will automatically extend by one month each time unless Council lifts the Covid-19 action plan.

    Mayor and Council understand that residents may be in a position of financial stress due to Covid-19. They want to ensure residents will not receive interests on their accounts during this difficult period,  by extending the waiving of late payment charges to July 2020.

    The Town Hall remains closed to the public until further notice. This course of action is in line with the advice of Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health to ensure a safe and secure environment for all.

    To read the full notice please click here

    Posted on: Jun 26 2020, 8.55 AM
    Category: Uncategorised