Tax Information

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Municipal property tax notices are mailed twice a year and are due in four installments:

  • Interim Levy First Installment - Thursday, February 25, 2016
  • Interim Levy Second Installment - Wednesday, April 27, 2016
  • Final Levy First Installment - Due Date not yet set
  • Final Levy Second Installment - Due Date not yet set

Taxes may be paid by cash, debit or cheque at the Town Hall Finance Department (56 Queen Street) or the Canton Municipal Office (5325 County Rd 10), at most banks in person or via online banking and through enrolling in a preauthorized payment plan.  Please be advised that the Canton Municipal Office is closed daily from 12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m.  There is also a convenient drop box on the front door of both offices for after-hours payment.

If you are interested in the Pre-Authorized Property Tax Payment Plan, please complete the application found at: http://www.porthope.ca/forms-central 

Notes

  • Understanding Your Tax Bill Brochure
  • To calculate property tax, simply multiply assessed value by the applicable tax rate. Interest is charged on outstanding balances at the rate of 1.25% per month.
  • Commercial property class includes all commercial office property, shopping centre property and parking lot property
  • Commercial vacant land class includes commercial excess land
  • Industrial property class includes all large industrial property
  • Industrial vacant land class includes industrial excess land
  • Farmlands class includes managed forest

Tax Rates