When are my taxes due?

Property Taxes

Effective April 1, 2011, the property tax rate is 57 cents per $100.00 of half the assessed value, which is 50% of the market value. 

Taxes are billed annually on April 1. Tax bills are due upon receipt and become delinquent after June 30. A penalty of 1.5% is charged monthly on delinquent balances. Any property improvements done throughout the year may be billed on a Quarterly Supplemental Tax Billing. 

Gross Rental Receipt Taxes (GRRT)

As of April 1, 2009, GRRT will be 5% tax of the rent for occupancy of all private and public lodging facility and housing accommodations, other than those subject to the State of Delaware Lodging Tax. The tax on rent is for the period January 1 through December 31 of each year. Taxes are payable on or before February 1 of each year. A penalty of 1.5% is charged monthly until the tax is paid in full.

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2. When is trash / recycling / yard waste collected? What items are not collected?
3. What are the Operating Hours for City Hall?
4. What must I do if I want to rent out my residential property?
5. When are my taxes due?
6. When do I need a building permit?
7. How do I apply for a building permit?
8. When do I need a business license? What are the fees?
9. Where can I park in Lewes? What are the rules for parking in the City?
10. Where are parking meters, what are their hourly rates, and when do they start and stop?
11. Where is there free parking?
12. What dates and times are the lifeguards on duty?
13. What are the rules regarding dogs in Lewes?
14. What are the rules regarding use of the beach?
15. What are the rules and fees for renting space at the city's docks?
16. What are the rules regarding bikes, skateboards, and inline skates?
17. What airports are closest to Lewes?