Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, the province announced that they will be closing at-risk workplaces, effective end of day, Tuesday, March 24. To further support residents and businesses during this difficult time, the Township of Scugog will give a two month grace period on the April tax installment. No penalty and interest will be charged for May or June for all residents and businesses. In addition, the June tax installment will be postponed from June to July, 2020 and staff will not proceed with any new tax collection actions between April 1 and November 1, 2020.

“This is a difficult time for families on many levels and we want to support our community by providing some financial relief to our residents and businesses as we navigate our way through these trying times. This community is amazing and we will continue to support each other through this pandemic crisis,” said Scugog Mayor Bobbie Drew.

The two-month grace period, until June 30, is for the April 24, 2020 installment with no penalties or interest charged. Insufficient funds and pre-authorized payment related fees up to $50 will also be waived.

All pre-authorized payment plan changes must be made in writing. Requests can be made by:

  • email to tax@scugog.ca; or,
  • mail to Township of Scugog c/o Finance Department 181 Perry St., Port Perry, ON L9L 1A7

The first installment of the final residential billing scheduled for June 24, 2020 will be delayed by one month to July 24, 2020.

 

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Media Inquiries:

Lori Bowers

Manager Communications and Strategic Initiatives

Tel: 905-985-7346 ext. 132

lbowers@scugog.ca

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