Get an early bird discount on your predial tax and save! If you are lucky enough to live in the Riviera Maya, surely you are getting ready for the holidays: family, delicious meals, parties. The high season is one of the best times for residents, there are plenty of tourists and snowbirds spending money, so financially is a good moment for everyone.
It is easy to go crazy with the expenses during the holidays, and be broke for the beginning of the next year. So it is important to keep your expenses low and try to use this money wisely, and what better way to use the extra cash than paying your Property tax?
What is the Predial Tax?
The Property tax in Mexico (Predial), is a tax paid to the county government, for the right to own real estate property. This payment is made once a year and allows the local government to cover expenses like: trash collection services, roads, maintenance of parks, and every other thing needed to run the city.
Predial Tax is based on the value of your property and the payment must be made during the first two months of the year. It is important to pay on time to avoid late fees, although some municipalities offer discounts on fines a few times a year.
Early Bird Discounts
The Riviera Maya counties such as Solidaridad and Tulum, offer special Early bird discounts for the landowners that pay the predial in advance. This not only allows the taxpayer to use the extra cash earned on december to pay in advance, but also to get a big discount.
In addition to this benefit, the government has a lower rate for retirees, pensioners and people over 60 years of age.
Paying your property is easier than you think. In general, you only need to present the payment receipt of the previous year. Or, provide your property registry number (cedula catastral or numero catastral). If you are not sure where to find this information, normally is placed with your property deed.
Discounts on property Tax: Solidaridad
The property tax can be paid as of December 1, 2017, the discounts that apply are the following:
- December 20%
- January 15%
- February 10%
The discounts do not apply to the payment of taxes of previous years, and discounts will not be made on surcharges for late payment. Solidaridad County has a website in Spanish where you can check the amount of your payment for this 2018, as well as previous years and surcharges.
Where to pay property tax in Solidaridad?
|Location||Monday to Friday||Saturdays||Address|
|Tesorería Municipal||8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Primer piso Av. 20 Nte. /8 y 10 Col. Centro|
|Dir. De Tránsito||24 horas||24 horas||Av. 115 / Av. Mayapan y Calle Caoba|
|Módulo de Licencias||9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Av. 115 / Av. Mayapan y Calle Caoba|
|Centro de Salud||7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.||8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.||Calle 106 / Av. 25 y 30 Luis Donaldo Colosio|
|Centro de Salud 28 de Julio||7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.||8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.||Av. Misión del Carmen / Calle M. Morelos y Av. de las Naciones|
|Centro de Salud Nicte-Ha||7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.||NO LABORA||10 Av. Nte. / Av. Pintores y Calle Agustín Melgar|
|Dir. De Comercio||9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||NO LABORA||1ra. Sur con Calle 20|
|Registro Civil||9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Av. Juárez / 40 y 45 Nte. (Int. De Plaza Papagayos)|
|Proteción Civil||9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||NO LABORA||Av. Tecnológico / Calle Cedro y Chemuyil|
|Puerto Aventuras (Poblado)||9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Calle Xiat / Chechen y Caracolillo|
|Fiscalización||9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Av. 35 / Calle 14 y 16 Col. Gonzálo Guerrero|
|Zofemat||9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Av. 125 Nte. / 14 y 16 Nte. Col Ejidal|
Payment of property: Tulum
For the residents of Tulum, the discounts that are being applied will be:
- 1st – 20th December: 15% Discount
- 21st -31th December: 10% Discount
- January: 5% Discount
Where to pay Predial Tax in Tulum?
|Location||Monday to Friday||Saturday||Address|
|Central||8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.||Av.Tulum Lt.1 Mza.1 Col. Centro
Tulum QRoo, CP 77780
Tel: (984) 87 121 01 ext. 1402
If you are interested in knowing the amount of your property tax in the municipality of Tulum, you can check your dues online (Spanish only).
Paying your Property Taxes on time is a good way to use your money, so do not wait any longer and take advantage of these great discounts. Investing in your property in the Riviera Maya is always a wise move, and you’ll be able to start 2018 with the right foot.
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