You need Pay the Property Tax and you have no idea how to achieve it in an easy and timely manner. Keep reading, here we will teach you.
The Property Tax is the value that you must cancel for having possessions in the same jurisdiction. Keep reading us.
How can you pay the Property Tax?
We started by telling you that now you can Pay the Property Tax through any bank, mutual or cooperative entity. Excellent news: you do not need or it is mandatory that you approach the zonal administrations to be able to pay it.
What you should check is that the financial institutions where you want to choose to pay the Property Tax have established an agreement with the municipality of Quito. Check this list that we provide here, as these entities do have it:
- Bolivarian Bank
- international Bank
- Pacific Bank
- Pichincha Bank
- ProduBanco Bank
- Machala Bank
- Guayaquil Bank
- Proamérica Bank
Also through these cooperatives:
- Don Bosco Savings and Credit Cooperative
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Alsec
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Cedes
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito 29 de Agosto
- Alangasí Savings and Credit Cooperative
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Alianza Minas
- Cooperare Savings and Credit Cooperative
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Corporación Centro
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Esperanza del Futuro
- Fénix Savings and Credit Cooperative
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito La Carolina
- Malchinguí Savings and Credit Cooperative
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Santa Ana de Nayón
- Tungurahua Runa Savings and Credit Cooperative
- Savings and Credit Cooperative Fernando Daquilema
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Intiñan
- El Molino Savings and Credit Cooperative
- Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Copromic
And through mutual funds:
- Mutualista Imbabura
- Mutualista Pichincha
- July 23th
After locating the entity you want, entering its payment platform, registering and meeting all the requirements, you can print the payment receipt so that you can bring your own.
When you are in the system of the entity you chose, enter your data as the owner of the property. Write the security code that they send you.
Continue, and press the button «Consult». Immediately you will receive a list of obligations both paid and pending. Click on the image of the magnifying glass that will appear on the right side.
If you choose to use your credit cards, enter the government page. Go to Citizen Services> Online services> Payment with property tax and patent credit cards, and make the payment following the steps indicated by the system.
You can also call 1800 DINERS (346377) or enter the service balcony of the respective offices nationwide. Enter the CVV security code (last three digits on the back of your card). Set your own online shopping password. And you will be ready to finalize your payment.
Consider your legal status. If you are a natural person or a legal entity, you will be obliged to keep accounting when it is the first time that you declare and pay the Municipal Patent and carry out this procedure at the windows of the municipal zonal administrations and at the windows of the service balconies.
Where to pay the property tax?
We bring you good news. Now you can pay the Property Tax online without having to queue at the companies authorized to make this payment. What you have to do is carry this sequence:
- Locate the website of the Municipality and enter the platform.
- Choose the option «Citizen Services». When you click on the button, an options bar will appear. Detects the option «Obligations Query». In this tab you must register the property number or your names and surnames as a taxpayer.
- A list will appear in which you must find your history with the pending amounts. If you are going to pay them, you just have to click on the lower right link: «Online Payment».
- If when you review everything you agree with the information shown, you have to accept the conditions and select the credit card that you are going to use to pay the property tax (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Diners). Go ahead and choose to pay «Property Tax and special improvement contribution.»
- Next, you must complete the personal data and passwords requested by the system.
- Finally, you have to confirm if your transaction was successful, and you will do it when check your account statement or the amount you must pay for the property.
All this procedure can be done in the branches of the banks authorized by the municipalities. In the same way You can pay the Property Tax using the Electronic Banking service of your trusted bank.
We cannot stop recommending that you keep up to date with the Property Tax so that you save money, take advantage of the discounts and avoid having to pay interest on arrears.
Consult the Pay the Property Tax
You should know that the property tax payment consultation service is free and you will have it available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You also have other means to check the amount to be paid. You can call the «call center»Of the Municipality (1800 456789 option 1).
When you go to ask about the property tax in Quito, have the property number or identification number at hand. With that, you can go to the windows of the services of the zonal administrations of your municipality, call the telephone number 1800 456789 and select option 1.
You can also enter the online consultation website and place the data in the corresponding places. Likewise You can make the query through the application or with a message to 6367.
Take into account that the amount of the payment will vary depending on the location, extension, date of payment and your status as the owner of the property.
It is important that you know that the interest for late payment will be 10% if you pay after June 31 of the current year. Accounts in the same way with discounts if you pay the first days of January until June. Be guided by this information:
- From January 1 to 15: 10%
- From January 16 to 31: 9%
- From February 1 to 15: 8%
- From February 16 to 28: 7%
- From March 1 to 15: 6%
- From March 16 to 31: 5%
- From April 1 to 15: 4%
- From April 16 to 30: 3%
- From May 1 to 15: 3%
- From May 16 to 31: 2%
- From June 1 to 15: 2%
- From June 16 to 31: 1%
When to Pay Property Tax and Who Should Do It?
We want to guide you to fulfill your responsibility to pay the tax to the municipality where your property is located. This rate is the property tax.
It is necessary that you know that this tax that municipalities charge to rustic and urban real estate, is on the value of the land, buildings and facilities that constitute part of it.
Every year you are presented with the obligation to pay the property tax. Stay tuned then you have the chance to obtain gradual discounts according to your payment date. You can pay the property tax between January 1 and December 31 of each year. If you pay during the first half of January the discount is 10%. If you pay in the second half of June it is 1%. You should be aware of these dates so that you get your discounts.
If you are the owner of a property located inside and outside urban areas, and it belongs to the same jurisdiction, find out, you must pay the Property Tax. Important that you know that people over 65 are exempt. So take advantage if this is your case.
Who manages it?
Here we will give you information on the administrative aspects of the tax. It is important that you know that the value of the tax is calculated based on the appraisal of the lot and the construction.
If your possession is located in an urban area, you should know that the value of your tax will be calculated from a percentage that fluctuates between 0.25 per thousand and 5 per thousand. The percentage that will be applied to you will be established in the Municipal Council Ordinance.
You must be informed of all this process, because the collection, administration and inspection of the property tax will depend on the municipality you have your property.
Find out if your municipality has a website so that you are aware of everything. If so, enter your data, names, surnames and the owner’s identity card number. Alternatively, you can also enter the number of the property, the patent or the credit title.
It is normal that you are interested in knowing in detail everything related to paying the property tax. That is why we give you some guides to the questions more common that are made by people interested in this tax. Let us begin…
How is property tax classified?
It is classified into urban property tax and rural property tax
How can we define the urban property tax?
It is the value that you must cancel for owning one or more properties located in an urban area within the same jurisdiction.
Who must pay the urban property tax?
If you are the owner of a property in an urban area whose active subject is the respective municipality or metropolitan district, you are obliged to pay it.
When should I cancel the urban property tax?
You must cancel it between January 1 to December 31 of each year.
How do I calculate the urban property tax?
You must add the taxable values of the different properties in the same jurisdiction, including the rights you have in your condominium. Then you must deduct the amounts for mortgage charges that affect each property. To this value you must apply the value of the tax band that will range between 2.25 per thousand and 5 per thousand.
Is there a possibility of a discount on the urban property tax?
If you make the payment of your tax during the first fortnight of the months from January to June you will have discounts of ten, eight, six, four, three and two percent, respectively. If you make the payment in the second fortnight of those same months, the discount will be nine, seven, five, three, two and one percent, respectively.
What is the rural property tax?
It is the value that you cancel if you have one or more properties located outside the limits of the urban area.
When do I have to pay the rural property tax?
You can do it in two moments: the first until the first of March and the second until the first of September of each fiscal year.
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