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Taxes and Property Assessment

Explanation of the Tax Bill

Do you have questions about your assessment notice and tax bill? You will find below a copy of an assessment notice, a tax bill and a series of definitions to help you understand it.

Tax bills are mailed to owners registered in the assessment roll at the beginning of January each year.


 

  • 1

    Year of assessment roll in effect

    2

    Municipal organization responsible for the assessment: External assessor

    3

    Deadline for filing an application for review of the value of the immovable

    4

    Fee for filing an application for review

    5

    Address of the unit of assessment

    6

    Roll number: Number assigned to your property

    7

    Total value entered on the assessment roll in effect

    8

    Total value entered on the previous assessment roll

    9

    Standardized value: Result of the value on the assessment roll multiplied by the comparative factor determined by the Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l’Occupation du terroire in order to make all municipal assessments comparable

    10

    Categories of immovables: Categories identifying the type of your property

  • 1

    Tax year

    2

    Address of the unit of assessment

    3

    Roll number: Number assigned to your property

    4

    Taxable value: Taxable value used as the basis for calculating property taxes and different fees

    5

    Rate: Property tax rate according to the category of the immovable and the cost of services provided

    6

    Total: Total taxes for the tax year shown

    7

    Arrears: Balance of previous transactions on the date of the first payment instalment of the current tax bill

    8

    Interest/penalty: Value of interest and penalty charges payable on the date of the first payment instalment on the balance owing (arrears) 

    9

    Total: Amount payable, including taxes for the year shown in point 6, arrears and interest/penalties on the date of the first payment instalment

    10

    Interest and penalty rate applying to any balance that is unpaid on the due date

    11

    Due dates

    12

    Amount payable on the due date

    13

    Local distribution: Taxes used to repay loans ordered by the municipality for the funding of infrastructure, such as sewer, drinking water and road systems, for a particular sector

    14

    Reference number: To make your payment online through your financial institution’s website

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