The Town of Colonial Beach Treasurer's Real Estate Prepayment Help

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Table of Contents

  1. What Is Prepay Real Estate?

  2. Why Is My E-mail Address Needed?

  3. What Are Cookies?

  4. How Do I Prepay Real Estate?

    1. Prepay using Name

    2. Prepay using Parcel Number

    3. Name Selection Screen

    4. Account Detail Screen

    5. Online Payment Checkout Screen

  5. How Do I Pay with a Credit Card?

  6. How Do I Pay with an Electronic Check?

  7. Do Additional Charges Apply for Paying Online?


What Is Prepay Real Estate?

Prepay Real Estate allows you to pay Real Estate bills before they are issued by the Town of Colonial Beach.

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Why Is My E-mail Address Needed?

Your e-mail address is a unique identifier used to combine tickets marked for payment into one lump sum.

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What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small chunks of text sent between a personal computer and a web server. When a website is contacted, certain information is sent from the web server and stored on the computer. The next time the website is visited, the web server checks the cookie and gathers the information stored there. In this case, your e-mail address.

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How Do I Prepay Real Estate?

Click on Continue to Prepay Real Estate link at the top or bottom of this page.

On the first screen, enter your e-mail address and then click OK.

Enter email example screen

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OK


On the Real Estate Pre-Payments Screen, find tax information by using Name or Parcel Number.

Search methods example screen

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Name

Parcel Number


Enter at least the first three letters of the Last Name and then press the Search button.

Name search example screen
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Search

Enter the Parcel Number and then press Search. Note: To find Real Estate using Parcel Number, numbers and spaces must be entered exactly.

Search by parcel number example screen
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Search

To view Detail, press the Select link next to the correct name. Press the Previous button to return to the first screen. Show Map Number is the default setting for this screen. If desired, the toggle next to Show Description can be pressed and the Description replaces Map Number.

View tickets example screen

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Select

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The Account Detail Screen shows more information about the property including any prepayment balance. Enter amount to prepay and then press Make Payment button. Pressing the Previous button returns to the first screen.

Account detail example screen

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Make Payment

Previous


On Line Payment Checkout screen now shows both bills. The amount to pay entered for each bill is shown in the Total Payments field. Proceed as normal from this point. All tickets can be removed by pressing Clear Shopping Cart button. To pay by electronic check, press Pay by e-check
 button. For credit card payments, press Pay by Credit Card button.

Checkout example screen

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Pay by e-check

Pay by Credit Card


Pay by Electronic Check Screen - Payment Amount + Convenience Fee = Total Due.  Input Check Information and then press the I Authorize this transaction button.

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An online receipt is displayed. We recommend you print this receipt for your records.

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Pay By Credit Card - Payment Amount + Convenience Fee = Total Due. Press Proceed to Payment button to enter Credit Card information.

Pay by credit card example screen
Pay by credit card example screen

Input Credit Card and Billing Information and then press the I Authorize this transaction button. Pressing Reset button clears data from all information fields.

 
Enter credit card information example screen

This screen shows Credit Card information as entered on the previous screen. Verify all information is correct and then press Submit Transaction for Processing button. Press Back button on browser if information is incorrect.

Submit transaction example screen

This screen announces if the transaction was approved. IMPORTANT: You MUST press the **REQUIRED: Complete Transaction button for the transaction to be applied to your property tax bill.

Complete transaction example screen

An online receipt is displayed. We recommend you print this receipt for your records.

Receipt example screen

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Do Additional Charges Apply for Paying Online?

Yes, a Convenience Fee is applied to each transaction.

For Credit Card Payments: 2.5% of the Total Bill. The Convenience Fee is charged by Verisign and our Merchant Account for Accepting Credit Cards Online. The fee is automatically added to your Total Bill.

For Online Check Payments: No convenience charge applies to payment by online check.

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