A Service Offered by MuniciPAY
The Borough of Hellertown’s commitment to provide efficient, convenient and reliable service to its residents led us to contract with MuniciPay to offer secure acceptance of electronic payment of your Real Estate and Garbage/Recycling Bills. These bills can now be accepted online using your credit card or electronic check. ***(1)
Credit Card Payments
Now you can pay your Borough Real Estate Taxes and Garbage/Recycling Bills from the comfort of your home or office by using our online payment service. Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Visa. A per transaction convenience fee of 2.65% or $3.00 minimum will be charged by the payment processing company for this service.
Electronic Check Payments
We now also accept electronic check payments using our online payment service. Payments will be charged to your checking or savings account at your bank. You will need your 9-digit routing number, as well as your account number from your personal checks (see example below). A per transaction convenience fee of $1.50 will be charged by the payment processing company for this service.
IMPORTANT IF PAYING BY E-CHECK: When Payment Options appears, click on the “Switch to Pay with Check” link and then continue entering your information.
More Information and Examples
A confirmation number will be provided. Please write down this number as a record of your payment. The charge will appear on your credit card or bank statement – the Real Estate/Garbage & Recycling Fee’s amount is on one line and the convenience fee is on a separate line.
Payment will be posted within two days of the transaction.
If you pay the Garbage/Recycling Bill of $230.00 with the Credit Card service an additional fee of $6.10 (2.65% of the total transaction) will be charged to your credit card. You will see two (2) charges on your credit card statement. The first charge being $230.00 and the second one being $6.10.
If you pay the Garbage/Recycling Bill of $230.00 with the Electronic Check service an additional fee of $1.50 will be withdrawn from your checking account as the transaction fee.
*** This payment service is NOT mandatory you can still use cash,check, or money order or by visiting Borough Hall during normal business hours.
*** Paying by Credit Card or Electronic Check is only available through the web portal.
**** The Convenience fee does not return to the Borough, all convenience fees are retained by MunicPAY
Note that this is only for the Borough of Hellertown charges and not for any bills sent by the Borough Authority, i.e. water/sewer. You may not combine payments to the Borough of Hellertown and Hellertown Borough Authority.