Municipal brief

June 24th, 2015 7:22 pm

First Posted: 7/23/2013

FORTY FORT — Ronald Jeffery, tax collector, announces 2013 Wyoming Valley West School District taxes have been issued. Anyone not receiving a bill by Aug. 1 should contact him.

The tax office will be open 2 to 4:30 p.m Mondays beginning July 29. Postmarks for the rebate period end Sept. 26; face period, Nov. 25; penalty period, Dec. 31. No personal checks will be accepted after Dec. 1. For a receipt, a self-addressed, stamped envelope must be included with payment.

Taxpayers using the installment plan must make their first payment by Aug. 27. Failing to do so will void the ability to make other installments. Property owners with escrow accounts should send the original bill as soon as possible; it is advised to make a photocopy of the billing before sending for payment.

Those who received a delinquent recycling letter have until July 31 to make payment in full or to make arrangements for regular payments. Accounts will be turned over for collection in August. Questions may be directed to the tax collector.