TAX RATES & FEES

At a meeting of Council held on December 4, 2017 town tax rates and charges were approved pursuant to the terms of the Towns 2018 Budget and are hereby published in accordance with the provisions of Section 109 (1) of the Municipalities Act.

BUSINESS TAX (MINIMUM BUSINESS TAX – $150.00)

Business tax is billed annually to any business that occupies space within Bonavista for the purpose of conducting a business. It does not reflect a specific type of business or how profitable the business.

Group I:          Financial Houses – 80 mls.

Group II:         Law Offices, Accountants, Engineering Offices, Denturist Clinic, Optical Clinic, Consulting Firms, Tax Shelters, Mail Order Houses  – 30 mls.

Group III:        Pharmaceutical Buildings, Funeral Homes – 20 mls.

Group IV:        Pharmaceutical & General Combined, Medical Buildings & Dentist Offices   – 15 mls.

Group V:         Industrial, Secondary Processing Plants, Bulk Oil Plants – 25 mls.

Group VI:        Circus, Fairs, Video Shows, Concert – Permit Charge $50.00 per day plus removal of advertising signs.

Group VII:      Businesses With No Property To Assess – 1/5 of 1% of Volume of Business done or $500.00 whichever is greater.

Group VIII:     Utility Companies – 2.5% of Gross Revenue

Group IX:        Carpenter/Contractors With No Fixed Address – $150.00

Group X:         Personal Care Homes – 6 mls.

Group XI:        All other businesses – 12 mls.

WATER & SEWER RATES

Water Only/Sewer Only:

Residential…………………………………………………………..$15.00/mth.

Commercial………………………………………………………….$20.00/mth.

Bonavista Court House……………………………………….. $10.00 per occupant per month

Water & Sewer:

Residential……………………………………………………………$30.00/mth.

Commercial………………………………………………………….$35.00/mth.

Federal & Provincial Buildings……………………………….$10.00/mth. occupant per mth.

Fraternal, Church & Other Halls……………………………..$30.00/mth.

Bonavista Hospital……………………………………………….. 30 cents per 1,000 gallons

Golden Heights Manor……………………………………………30 cents per 1,000 gallons                     

Eastern College………………………………………………………30 cents per 1,000 gallons

Golden Heights Manor Day Care Center…………………..$30.00/mth.

Industrial ……………………………………………………………..Water – 30 cents per 1,000 gallon

Industrial ……………………………………………………………..Sewer – $45.00/mth

Matthew Elementary ………………………………………….. $4.25 per occupant

Discovery Collegiate …………………………………………… $4.25 per occupant

Housekeeping Units……………………………………………..$10.00/mth. per unit

POLL TAX (NON-PROPERTY OWNER)                                    $250.00 per annum

 

 

PROPERTY TAX (MINIMUM PROPERTY TAX   $250.00)

General Mill Rate…………………………………………………………………………………………..6.5 mls.

 

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

95 Church Street
P.O. Box 295
Bonavista, Newfoundland A0C 1B0
Tel: 709-468-7747
Fax: 709-468-2495
town.bonavista@nf.sympatico.ca

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