75-44 DELINQUENT REAL ESTATE
AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX LISTS - MAILING OF BILLS; DUE DATES,
PENALTY AND INTEREST; IMPOSITION OF THE TAXES AND RATES.
A. The Town Treasurer, personally or
through the Director of Finance, shall, as soon as reasonably
possible in each year, but not later than fourteen (14)
days prior to the due date of the taxes, send or cause to be
sent by United States mail to each taxpayer assessed with real
and personal property taxes and levies for that year amounting
to five dollars ($5.00) or more as shown by an assessment book
in the Office of the Director of Finance, a bill or bills
setting forth the amount due. If the said Director or Treasurer
intends to seek collection of a tax in an amount less than five
dollars ($5.00), he shall send or cause to be sent to the
taxpayer a bill as set forth above. Notwithstanding any of the
foregoing, failure of the said Director or Treasurer to send or
of the taxpayer to receive a bill shall not affect the
taxpayer’s obligation to pay the full amount of said taxes by
the due date.
B. On and after January 1, 2010, tax payments for real estate and personal property shall become due and payable to the Town of Front Royal on a semiannual basis, with one-half of the annual assessment of such taxes due on or before June 5th of each year after January 1, 2010, and the additional one-half of such taxes due on or before December 5th of each such year. A penalty of 10% of the tax past due or ten dollars ($10.00), whichever is greater, shall be added to any tax not paid by the aforesaid due date, provided that in no case may the penalty exceed the amount of the tax assessed. In addition, interest shall be added to any delinquent taxes and penalties at the rate of 10% per year, with interest commencing on the first day of the month following the date on which any such taxes became due and payable.
5-29-12-Effective Upon Passage)
C. There is hereby imposed upon all real property within the limits of the Town of Front Royal, Virginia, a tax in the amount of eleven cents ($0.11) per one hundred dollars ($100.00) of assessed valuation, and a tax upon all tangible personal property located within the limits of the Town of Front Royal, Virginia, in the amount of sixty cents ($0.64) per one hundred dollars ($100.00) of assessed valuation.
12-09Amended (A&B) 11-23-09-Effective 1-1-10)
(Ord. No. 3-10 Added (C) 3-29-10-Effective Upon Passage)
Amended (C) 3-28-11-Effective Upon Passage)