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On December 16th, 2020, MICG COUNCIL adopted the 2021 Municipal Budget. Council is pleased to notify the public that Municipal Tax Rates will remain the same as last year.
Posted 11 January 2021, 10:07 am NST
Imposition of Municipal Taxes for 2021
Effective Date: January 01, 2021

In accordance with Chapter 17, Section 17.38.3 of the Land Inuit Land Claims Agreement(LILCA) and Municipalities Act( 1999), as per the Act Respecting the Taxation of Utilities and Cable Television Companies, the Makkovik Inuit Community Government has imposed the following taxes and fees for the upcoming 2021 Taxation year.

Municipal Tax Rates 2021

Water and Sewer Tax- At a rate of $ 200.00 annually which includes $ 100.00 for water services and $ 100.00 for sewer services on all residences, commercial establishments, public buildings, etc that is connected to the Towns water and sewer system.

Property Tax- At a rate of .009 mils for all residences, commercial establishments and public buildings within Makkovik. Minimum Property Tax Annual rate of $ 150.00 for Vacant Lots with or without structures(structures to include including storage sheds, vacant buildings or building foundations)

Business Tax-At a rate of .008 mils for business establishments operating within Makkovik.

Business Tax for Fishplants- At a rate of 0.0273 for fishplant operating within Makkovik

Utility Tax- At a rate of 2.5% of 2020 gross revenue derived within Makkovik on all utilities and cable television companies who include NL Hydro, Bell Aliant, Bell Mobility.

Tax Discount- Tax discount of 5% available for those residents, establishments, etc being charged for water and sewer services , property tax and business tax if the account is fully paid by March 31, 2021.

Senior's Tax Discount- Senior's residents, who include any resident over the age of 65 years, will receive an additional 10% tax discount for Property Taxes.

Interest Charges- There will be a 5% monthly interest charged on tax accounts for any and all amounts still owing as at June 30th on the current taxation year

Dump User Fees – At an annual rate of $420.00 annually for local organizations and $ 1,000.00 for out of town contractors( noting that the outside contractor amount is subject to change due the ongoing implementation of MICG Tipping Fees).

Metered Water- At a rate of $ 15.00 per ton any Marine Vessels, or contractors as well as an additional $15.00 per hour for each employee distributing( turning on and turning off, recording amount used) the metered water to vessel. At a rate of $ 1.33 per ton for any permanent businesses operating within Makkovik.

Due Dates

Water and Sewer Taxes are due on a quarterly basis @ $ 45.00 per quarter. Property, Business and Utility Taxes are due no later than July 31, 2021. Payment methods accepted for Municipal Taxes are: cash, cheques, money orders, debit, credit cards( mastercard, visa) and e-mail transfer( send emt payment to info@makkovik.ca)

dnw. Posted Jan 08th, 2021
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