Early Payment of Taxes = Discount
Many property owners pre-pay their estimated annual taxes each year. If payment is received in January, the amount owing will be discounted by 1.25%. Discounts ONLY apply to the municipal portion of your taxes, NOT the school portion. Discounts will apply for payments toward current taxes, whether they are for partial or full payment of estimated taxes.
Late Payment of Taxes = Additional Charges
If your tax account is in arrears, a penalty of 1.5% per month will be added to the outstanding arrears. A penalty of 1.9% per month is charged on current taxes if payment is received after the due date.
Assessment Appeals do not Exempt Property Owners from Paying Taxes on Time
An appeal against your assessed property value does not exempt you from paying taxes on time or from late payment penalties. If you appeal your assessed property value and your appeal is successful, an adjustment will be made to your account.
Abatement of Penalties for Late Tax Payments Policy
Tax Payments Received After Close of business on Tax Deadline Date Policy
Property Tax Instalment Payment Bylaw