General Tax Information

General Information On Property Taxes

Tax Certificates:
The cost for a tax certificate is $50.00 (no HST). Make cheques payable to the Township of Southgate.

2017 Tax Due Dates:
Interim bills: March 29, 2017
June 28, 2017
Final Bills:
August 30, 2017
October 25, 2017
Unpaid taxes are subject to a 1.250% penalty on the first day of each month until paid.

Payment Options:
There are various methods in which to pay your Township of Southgate property taxes.
  • In person at the Southgate Municipal Office, 185667 Grey Rd 9 or by mail to RR 1 Dundalk ON N0C 1B0, (after hours drop slot at left of front door and a locked drop box at the Olde Town Hall at 80 Main St. East in Dundalk) If payment is sent through the mail, please allow sufficient mailing time to ensure we receive by the due date.
  • Cash, Cheque or Interac and cheques dated to the instalment date will be accepted and processed on the due date
  • By telephone or on-line banking. Please use the first 15 digits of your property assessment roll number (located at the top left of your tax bill) as your account number when making tax payments.
  • Pre-authorized payment withdrawals (either on a monthly basis or by instalment due date)
Property Assessment:
The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is responsible for assessing all properties in Ontario. Contact Info: 1-866-296-6722
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Farmland Taxation Program:
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs administers the Farm Property Class Taxation Program. Direct any inquiries to the Guelph office at 1-800-469-2285
 
Tile Drain Loans:
The Tile Drain Loan program continues to be available at 6% interest rate for a ten year term. The maximum amount of individual loans in one year is $50,000. Contact our office, Brenda Schenk, Deputy Treasurer bschenk@southgate.ca for the application form.