Property Taxes, Area Rates and Sewer

Tax Rates and Area Rates

pubnico lightThe Municipality of Argyle sends property tax bills to all property owners once a year. Tax bills are sent out the first week in June and are due July 31. The interest rate is calculated at 1.33% at the end of each month thereafter.

Additional to the above tax rate, is the area rate.

The following communities have an area rate for 2018/2019 as follows:

The tax calculation is based on the assessed value of the property multiplied by the applicable tax rate and the applicable area rate.

Example of Residential Tax Calculation for 2019/2020:
Assessed Value of Property located in Wedgeport: $75,500

$1.09 x $75,500/100 = $ 822.95 Residential Taxes
$0.07 x $75,500/100 = $ 52.85 Wedgeport area rate

Total Taxes = $ 875.80

Sewer Rates

West Pubnico – Billing Information

The West Pubnico Wastewater System is billed annually with the tax invoice during the first week in June. The annual 2019/2020 operation fee is $280.00 per unit. With the upgrade to the system in 2011, users had a choice of paying the capital fee of $1,900 in full or paying a yearly fee of $211 per unit ending in 2022/2023.

Tusket – Billing Information

The Tusket Wastewater System is billed annually with the tax invoice during the first week in June.  The annual 2019/2020 operation fee is $265.   The Tusket Wastewater System was built in 2005.  Users had a choice of paying the capital fee of $2,500 in full or paying a yearly fee for 20 years.  The yearly capital fee for 2019/2020 is $213.76.