Bill Payments

Property Tax Due Date

The deadline for 2020/2021 tax bills is July 3, 2020.

 

PAYMENTS DURING THE COVID–19 PANDEMIC

1. NO PAYMENTS IN-PERSON
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not taking in-person payments at any of our Service Centers at this time.

2. DROP BOXES LOCATED AT ALL 3 SERVICE CENTERS
The Upper Nappan Service Centre -1395 Blair Lake Road, Upper Nappan (Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
The Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre – 6 Main Street, Springhill (Tues & Thurs, noon-2 p.m.)
The Parrsboro Service Centre – 4030 Eastern Avenue, Parrsboro (Tues & Thurs, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

3. MAIL CHEQUES
Mail to: 1395 Blair Lake Road, Upper Nappan, NS B4H 3Y4.
Please write your tax account number on the cheque.

4. FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Contact your local bank. Payments can be made at most financial institutions via phone or online banking service.
(To add the Municipality of the County of Cumberland as a payee, search for “Cumberland”, select Cumberland Municipal County Tax from the list, use your six digit tax account number shown on your bill (this number begins with a 6). Remember to submit payments separately for each tax account number.

5. PRE-AUTHORIZED PAYMENT
The Municipality of the County of Cumberland now accepts pre-authorized payment. Forms can be found here or call 902-667-2313 to request one to be mailed. Please provide staff at least 14 days to complete the request.

6. PAY BY CREDIT CARD VIA Paymentus
Credit card payments are available through Paymentus a third-party credit card provider. Paymentus charges a service fee of 2.85% for each transaction. 

To access the service:

Be prepared with your tax account number, amount to be paid and your credit card details.Please note that there is 2.85% fee charged by Paymentus for this service

Paymentus will ask for an 8-digit tax number. Please add 00 infront of your tax account number. For example, if your tax account number is 123456 you would enter 00123456.

 

7. LOW INCOME EXEMPTION
The Municipality of the County of Cumberland offers a tax exemption if your income is below established thresholds. Applications forms can be found here or call 902-667-2313 to request a form to be mailed to you.

8. COVID 19 TAX INSTALMENT PAYMENT PROGRAM
The Municipality of the County of Cumberland approved a new policy establishing a one-time property tax installment payment program for residential and commercial properties negatively affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Applications forms can be found here or call 902-667-2313 to request a form to be mailed to you.

For details on the program you can click here for more information.

If you have any questions about payment options or your tax bills, please contact us.

To find out more information about your property assessment, please visit PVSC.

For information on the Home Warming Program click here.

Please visit Forms & Applications to access the following:

  • Request for Address Change
  • Civic Address Sign Application
  • Building Permit Application Form