Property Assessment Information
Contact the Provincial Assessment Branch at 323 Main Street Steinbach, Manitoba R0A 2A0 or call 204-326-9896. Please quote the Roll Number appearing at the top left hand corner of your tax statement, or contact the RM of Ritchot office at 204-883-2293.
Board of Revision
For persons wishing to appeal their 2017 assessment appeals, the Board of Revision will be held on Thursday, October 13th, 2016; therefore appeal applications must be received at the Municipal office Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.
Tax Billing Information
Current taxes are due and payable on or before 4:30 pm October 31, 2016. Payment must be received by the RM of Ritchot on or before October 31, 2016. All taxes remaining unpaid subsequent to the last business day shall be subject to penalty charges at the rate of 1.0% per month. Penalties are for the whole month, and they are applied the first day of the month. The penalties on the arrears that are shown on your annual Tax Statement are calculated to December 31 of the prior year only. Arrears will be subject to further penalties. If there are arrears on your statement it is best to contact our office prior to payment for total amounts due.
The discount rates for early payment will be:
June - 1.5%
July - 1.0%
The RM of Ritchot accepts payments of taxes, utilities and invoices in person via debit card, cash or cheque, by mail including post-dated cheques or on-line banking through your financial institution. To use on-line banking contact your financial institution to set up your account. Please include the portion of your bills with the account or Roll number if you are mailing in cheques to ensure that the proper account is credited.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAYMENTS BY CREDIT CARDS.
The property owner's name and address which appears on your tax statement is in accordance with the latest information and advice which has been made available to the Municipality. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT THE MUNICIPAL OFFICE BE ADVISED PROMPTLY OF ANY CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP OR MAILING ADDRESS IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT THE TAX BILL IS PROPERLY FORWARDED. It should be noted for future reference that failure to receive a bill does not excuse an owner from liability for any late payment penalty. Tax arrears and penalties must be paid in full before payment can be applied to current taxes.
Properties in arrears for taxes for more than one year may be sold for taxes.
Change of Information
Address changes can be made directly through the Municipal office. Any changes to ownership or names must be made through the Winnipeg Land Titles Office at 204-945-2042.
For general information on your Property taxes, please contact the RM of Ritchot office at 204-883-2293.