Property Tax Information

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General Information

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

  • Interim Levy First Installment - Wednesday, February 26, 2020
  • Interim Levy Second Installment - Tuesday, April 28, 2020 **Please note a penalty for non-payment will not be applied until June 1, 2020. Community members on a pre-authorized payment plan who require a deferred payment can email tax@porthope.ca
  • Final Levy First Installment - June 2020 (Due date will be posted once approved)
  • Final Levy Second Installment - September 2020 (Due date will be posted once approved)

Please be aware that Town Hall is currently closed to the public in an effort to help contain the spread of COVID19. Property taxes can be paid at your bank or through online banking, if you wish to pay your property tax installment(s) through your online banking please refer to the recommended payee name/code that the Municipality of Port Hope has for each bank posted below. Please note that if the payee names/codes posted below are not working for you and/or your bank is not within the Municipality of Port Hope, please contact your bank advisor for the correct payee code as it may be different to what is recommended below. There is a convenient drop box located at the front door (east side) of Town Hall located at 56 Queen Street where you can submit your payments. You can also pay through a monthly or a quarterly pre-authorized payment plan, if you wish to sign up please click here to visit our Forms Central page and select the Property Tax - Pre Authorized Payment Plan Enrolment Application form under “Finance Department (Property Owners)”.


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               Bank                                   Payee Name/Code                                      Description

Bank of Montreal (BMO)                 Port Hope Municipality Taxes                      Roll # starting with 1423
                                                                                                                          (19 numbers no dashes)

CIBC                                           Port Hope (Municipality of) Tax                    Roll # starting with 1423
                                                                                                                          (19 numbers no dashes)

CUCO                                        Port Hope, Municipality of - 00500196           Roll # starting with 1423
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RBC                                                     Port Hope (Mun) Tax                          Roll # starting with 1423
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Scotia Bank                                    Municipality of Port Hope Taxes                 Roll # starting with 1423
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TD Canada Trust                            Port Hope (Municipality of) Tax                  Roll # starting with 1423
                                                                                                                          (19 numbers no dashes)

TelePay                                                 Port Hope Tax                                    Roll # starting with 1423
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Notes

  • Understanding Your Tax Bill Brochure
  • To calculate property tax, simply multiple the assessed value by the applicable tax rate.  For a tutorial on How Your Property Tax is Calculated - Please click here
  • A penalty of 1.25 percent shall be added on the first day of the month following a due date and thereafter interest of 1.25 percent per month will be added on the first day of each month and every month the default continues. 
  • 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. 
  • Farmland class includes managed forest.

Tax Rates

Assessment Cycle Updates

The Municipality of Port Hope in conjunction with Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) held an information session regarding property assessment and the new four year phase in cycle onWednesday, May 18, 2016.  For the presentation, please click here

On Tuesday September 27, 2016 the Municipality of Port Hope in conjunction with MPAC representatives Catherine Barr and Terry-lyn Wright, hosted an information session regarding the assessment of farmland properties. For the presentation, please click below:

For information on how assessment works, market trends, the Request for Reconsideration process and property assessment and taxation, visit www.aboutmyproperty.ca. If you would like to see the information MPAC has on file or your property or compare your property to others in your area, you can register and login using the Roll Number and Access Key located on your Property Assessment Notice. 

Do you have questions about your 2016 - 2020 Property Assessment Notice? Click the image below or contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Customer Contact Centre at 1-866-296-MPAC (6722), or 1-877-889-MPAC (6722).

About My Property

For a tutorial on How to Use AboutMyProperty - please click here