Property tax bill and payments

Bills and payments

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2018 Interim Tax Bill

Mailing date: no later than February 7, 2018

Due date: February 28 and April 30, 2018

Property payments

In person
  • at most financial institutions
  • ServiceGuelph Counter, City Hall (after hours drop box is just west of the main entrance)
  • Wait times are always shorter mid-month. Save yourself time by avoiding the end-ofmonth lineup.
By mail
  • Tax Office, City Hall, 1 Carden Street, Guelph ON N1H 3A1
  • Post dated cheques are accepted and held until due date
Phone or online

Fees

The City of Guelph Tax Office charges the following fees:

  • Tax Certificate – $60.00
  • Tax Certificate Rush – $75.00
  • Statement of Account – $25.00
  • Duplicate Tax Bill – $25.00
  • Tax Receipt – $25.00
  • NSF Administration Fee – $40.00
  • PAP Plan (re-join if cancelled) – $25.00
  • Additions to Tax Roll – $50.00
  • Search Tax Information (per property) – $75.00
  • Title Searches – $75.00
  • New Owner Administration Fee – $35.00
  • Tax Sale Registration Administration Fee, setup – $150.00
  • Tax Sale Registration Administration Fee, when registered – $250.00
  • Arrears Notice – $10.00
  • Mortgage Company Processing Fee – $10.00
  • Refunds – $30.00
  • Account Transfer Fee – $25.00
  • Duplicate Capping Reports – $20.00
  • Tax Appeal Application (357 & 358) – $20.00
  • Postdated Cheque Retrieval – $20.00
  • PAP not cancelled Refund – $25.00
  • Duplicate Payment Refund – $25.00
  • Extension Agreement Fee – $500.00

Penalty and interest charges

A penalty for late payment of 1.25% per month is added the day following the due date and the first day of each month thereafter. Payments on accounts are applied first toward the outstanding interest and penalty, then to the oldest outstanding taxes.

Sale of land for tax arrears

This information can also be viewed on OntarioTaxSales.ca