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Payment Options

plastiq.gifPayments can be made by cash, debit, cheque or money order (payable to the Town of Shelburne) from Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm at the Town Hall located at 168 Water Street. The Town of Shelburne also accepts payments by Electronic Bill Payment Service(Online Banking) with several institutions (see below) or by Credit Card through Plastiq (see below).

Payment by Credit Card

The Town of Shelburne has added an additional payment option for our ratepayers who wish to pay their Tax, Water and Port Authority bill using a credit card. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Plastiq is a third party automated payment service that accepts MasterCard, VISA and American Express. They can be contacted at 1-844-PLASTIQ or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Plastiq will charge you for the use of their service to cover the cost of the payment handling and processing. The Town of Shelburne does NOT receive any part of this service fee. Plastiq is an independent third-party company providing a service for the Town of Shelburne.

The service fee charged by Plastiq for Tax, Water and Port Authority account payments is 2% of your payment amount. This amount will be billed directly to your credit card. For example:

  • A payment of $500 plus the service fee equals $510.00
  • A payment of $1,000 plus the service fee equals $1,020.00

In order for Plastiq to process your payment you will need to include the 8-digit Assessment Account Number for Tax payments, 5-digit Meter Number for Water payments, or the 4-digit Slip Number for Port Authority payments.

Any questions regarding account information for this payment option please contact:

Jennifer Perry
(902) 875-2991 Ext. 2 or
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Electronic Bill Payment Options

This service enables bill payment access through telephone, internet systems, automated banking machines as well as teller transactions. The proper payee name is required as well as your eight digit Assessment Account Number(s). If you have more than one property you must enter each assessment number and the amount you are sending for each one.

Online payments are possible with the following banking institutions:

CIBC – payee name is: Shelburne (NS/Town of) Tax
Scotia Bank – payee name is: TOWN OF SHELBURNE (NS) TAX
Bank of Montreal – payee name is: Shelburne (NS), Town-Of-Tax
TD Canada Trust – payee name is:  Shelburne Nova Scotia (Town of) Taxes
Royal Bank of Canada – payee name is:  Town of Shelburne (Nova Scotia) - Tax  

Please ensure that you are using the correct payee name when using this service.