What happens if the excise bill is not paid?
If the excise bill is not paid within 30 days from the issue date, the tax collector will send a demand, with a fee for $15. In addition, interest will accrue on the overdue bill at an annual rate of 12% from the day after the due date.

If the demand is not answered within 14 days, the collector may issue a warrant to the deputy tax collector that carries an additional $10 fee. The deputy collector issues a warrant at a cost of $12.

If there is still no response, a final warrant, called a service warrant, will be delivered to the taxpayer at their residence or workplace, at a fee of $17. All interest and penalties should be clearly stated on the bill.

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1. Who prepares the excise bill?
2. How is the excise value of the motor vehicle determined?
3. How is the excise bill calculated?
4. How do I change the mailing address on my excise bill?
5. Is anyone exempt from paying the excise tax?
6. What is the non-resident serviceman's exemption?
7. What is the ruling on leased vehicles?
8. Who collects the excise tax?
9. When is the excise payment due?
10. What if I don't receive my excise bill?
11. What happens if the excise bill is not paid?
12. How does an unpaid excise bill affect my registration and drivers licence?
13. What should I do if my registration is not renewed due to an unpaid excise bill?
14. What happens to the excise if I buy a car in the middle of the year?
15. My car is old and in poor condition. Why is my excise so high?
16. I purchased a used car at very low price. Why is the excise value so high?