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Poll Tax Information

For your information on the collection of Poll Tax

1. Poll Tax Fee for 2017 is $350.00
2. All Poll Taxes are due to be paid in full by June 30th, 2017
3. Outstanding balances as of July 1st, 2017 will be submitted to your employer for collection.
4. Employers are to submit collected Poll Taxes to the Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm before September 30th, 2017.

Under Section 128 of Municipalities Act Council may demand that the person’s employer deduct the poll tax for current year arrears and interest on arrears of poll tax for previous years from that person’s wages and that employer shall forward the tax collected to the council within the time limit specified by council unless the person obtains a certificate from the clerk stating that the person is exempt from the payment of the poll tax or has made other arrangements with the council.

5. Poll Tax Exemption
a. Property owner in the Town of Roddickton-Bide Arm
b. Paying Property or Poll Tax in another Municipality in Newfoundland, of which you are a resident (letter from municipality or copy of invoice required).
c. Under the age of 18.
d. Worked less than 90 days in total in a calendar year.
e. If gross income for 2016 is less than $11, 635.00.
f. It is the responsibility of the individual receiving the Poll Tax bill to provide proof of exemption to the Town Office by March 3rd, 2017
6. If you have any questions concerning poll tax, please do not hesitate to contact the Town Office at 709-457-2413


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