Frequently Asked Questions

The portioned assessed value of a property divided by 1000, multiplied by the mill rate determines the amount of taxes payable on each property.

A 1.25% interest rate is charged per month on the overdue balance.

Tax bills are usually mailed out in June of each year.

Any tax payments that are paid prior to receipt of the tax bill will be credited towards the tax account.

If there were arrears owing on the tax statement, then the tax amount due would change each month because of the monthly penalty charge.

Payment was likely received after October 31st. Payment MUST be received by October 31st to prevent late payment charges.

No. There is no discount for early payment.

The cost for a tax certificate is $50.

When you purchase a property part way through a calendar year, you or your lawyer will make arrangements of who is responsible for what portions of the taxes charged. The Education Property Tax Credit available from the province can be applied for if you are the owner and resident of a property as of January 1 of the given year. Otherwise, you must apply for this tax credit when you complete your income tax form.

No, the tax bills are printed by Intergovernmental Affairs and will be mailed out once during the middle of the year.