FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions and answers of staff at the Rural Municipality of Rosser Municipal Office.
Feel free to contact us if you still require more information to your question:
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST FOR A TAX CERTIFICATE?
The cost for a tax certificate is $20
WHERE CAN I HUNT?
Refer to the Provincial Hunting Guidelines
I WANT TO PUT AN ACCESS/DRIVEWAY ON TO MY PROPERTY, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?
A culvert permit must be obtained from the Municipal Office which costs $25.
The culvert must be purchased by the homeowner/builder and also installed by same, but before the culvert is back filled, the homeowner/builder must contact the Municipal Office so that our Public Works Superintendent can go out and verify that the culvert is at the correct elevation and placement.
Once it has been inspected, the homeowner/builder will be advised if everything is okay and that the culvert can be back filled in.
WHERE DO I FIND OUT INFORMATION ON ZONING AND BUILDING PERMITS?
South Interlake Planning District 285 Main Street Stonewall, MB Phone: (204) 467-5587 Fax: (204) 467-8383
WHEN ARE TAXES DUE?
Taxes are due on September 29th of each year.
IS THERE A DISCOUNT FOR PAYING TAXES EARLY?
No. There is no discount period. Taxes are payable at par until September 29th each year. Post-dated cheques and payment by installments are acceptable. Cash or cheques are accepted at the RM office. You can also check with your financial institution to see if you can make payments through their system.
WHAT IF I WANT TO MAKE AN EARLY PAYMENT FOR TAXES?
Any tax payments that are paid prior to receipt of the tax bill will be credited towards the tax account.
DO YOU ACCEPT POST DATED CHEQUES?
Yes we accept post dated cheques.
DO YOU SEND OUT MONTHLY TAX STATEMENTS?
No, the tax bills are printed by Intergovernmental Affairs and will be mailed out once during the middle of the year.
WHEN ARE TAX BILLS SENT OUT?
Tax bills are usually mailed out in June of each year.
I MAILED IN MY TAX PAYMENT AT THE END OF OCTOBER. I JUST RECEIVED MY PAID RECEIPT AND IT SHOWS THAT THERE IS A BALANCE OWING. WHY?
Payment was likely received after September 29th. Payment MUST be received by September 29th to prevent late payment charges.
I SENT IN A PAYMENT FOR THE AMOUNT THAT WAS STATED ON MY TAX BILL BUT YET I RECEIVED A RECEIPT SHOWING THERE ARE STILL TAXES OWING? WHY?
If there were arrears owing on the tax statement, then the tax amount due would change each month because of the monthly penalty charge.
WHAT IS THE PENALTY/INTEREST RATE CHARGED?
1.25 % interest rate charged per month