Rates and Fees

Town of Kippens Public Notice
Year 2017 Tax Rates

Mil Rate per $1000 Assessed Value 4.5 mils
PERMITS
New Residential Building..................................................................$50.00 + $40.00 Water

Residential Garage............................................................................. 20.00
Shed.................................................................................................... 20.00
Fence.................................................................................................. 10.00
Development Permit.......................................................................... 100.00
Business Permit.................................................................................. 50.00

Occupancy Permit…………………………………………………... 10.00
WATER RATES(Per Year Per Unit/Property)
Residential Water..............................................................................$226.00
Commercial (Per Month)
Category 1...........................................................................................$34.00
(Beauty Salons/Hairdressers/Daycare in Residence, Bakers, Bed & Breakfast)
Category 11.........................................................................................$65.00
(Restaurants, Lounges, Public Toilets, Garages with Car Wash)
Category 111(Per Room)…………………………………………..…$5.00
(Nursing Homes/Hotels)
WATER CONNECTION FEES
Water Connection Fee (New House) ................................................$40.00
Water Turn On & Off After Hours/Holidays/Weekends…………..$50.00
TAX AND LICENCES(per annum) AND MISCELLANEOUS FEES
Minimum Property Tax...................................................................$200.00
Poll Tax............................................................................................ 150.00
Minimum Business Tax................................................................... 200.00
Home Based Business Tax............................................................... 200.00
Dog/Cat Licence............................................................................... 5.00
Dog/Cat Licence Impoundment Fee (M/F)....................................... 25.00
Tax Certificate ….…......................................................................... 25.00
Compliance Letter …….................................................................... 50.00
NSF Cheque....................................................................................... 20.00
Interest Rate(Overdue Accounts)................................................1% per month
12% per annum
BUSINESS RATES
MIL RATES per $1000 Assessed Value
Group 1 ......................................................................................... 12 mils
(Small engine repairs, service stations, small equipment repairs, auto
body shops, welding shops, plumbing and heating)
Group 2.......................................................................................... 12 mils
(Grocery stores, supermarkets, convenience store, video shop, tree/flower
nursery shop, shoe store, woodworking/cabinet making shop, campsites/
parks, crafts)
Group 3.......................................................................................... 11 mils
(Clubs, Lounges)
Group 4........................................................................2% of gross revenue
(Business with no fixed place of business)
Group 5.......................................................................4% of assessed value
(Beauty shops/Hairdresser, Day Care Centres)
Group 6.............................................................................................11 mils
(Sawmills)
Group 7.....................................................................2.5% of gross revenue
(Utility Companies, Newfoundland Power)
Group 8 ....................................................................2.5% of gross revenue
(Communication Companies, Aliant, Sprint, Communications, AT&T,
Cablevision companies & Satellite providers)
Group 9 ...........................................................................................12 mils
(Taxi Stands)
Group 10 .........................................................................................16 mils
(Construction companies within the Town of Kippens)
Group 11 ........................................................................................ 16 mils
(Food Take Out)
Group 12
(Contractor - Residential)..........................1/8 of 1% of construction costs
(Contractor - Commercial).............$5.00 per $1,000 of construction costs
Group 13...............4 mils on real property used by a business where it has
a fixed address
(Nursing Homes, Senior Boarding Home/Seniors Complex)
Group 14.............12 mils on real property used by a business where it has
a fixed address
(Insurance, Computer Company, Professional Offices)
Group 15..............Minimum Business Tax is set at $200.00 per year as per
Sec. 125(1)(2)(3) of the Municipalities Act
Group 16................8 mils per $1,000.00 of assessed value of real property used
by a business where it has a fixed place of business.
(Bed & Breakfast)
Due Date for Town Taxes is March 31, 2017
Debbie Cormier
Town Clerk