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Due Dates

Property tax bills are mailed twice a year.

Interim Tax Bill (first bill) which is mailed mid-February with two installments due dates:

  • The first installment is due by March 15th
  • The second installment is due by May 15th

Final Tax Bill (second bill) which is mailed in mid-June with two installments due dates:

  • The first installment is due by July 15th
  • The second installment is due by September 15th

Please note if the 15th day of the month falls on a weekend, the tax due date will move up to the following business day.

Penalty / Interest

In accordance with the City of Temiskaming Shores tax levy by-laws, a penalty /interest charge of 1.25% is applied to overdue amounts.

Payment Application Rules

Property tax payments received are applied first to any penalties or interest owing (oldest year first), and then to taxes owing starting with the oldest year.

These rules apply to all property tax payments received and cannot be altered.

Notice of Tax Arrears

Notice of Tax Arrears are mailed to property owners in arrears advising that their property taxes are overdue.

These statements are mailed:

  • At the beginning of each year (on tax accounts with an overdue amount as at December 31st)
  • After the 2nd installment due date of the Final Tax Bill (usually sent in October)

Tax Receipts

Taxpayers must now pay a fee of $10.00 in order to receive a formal receipt for income tax purposes, reprint of their tax bill, or any other information which appears on the final tax bill.

All taxpayers may receive a receipt, free of charge, at the time of payment by providing the office with a self-addressed stamped envelope or by attending City Hall located at 325 Farr Drive.

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Payment Options

In Person

At the City of Temiskaming Shores municipal Office located at 325 Farr Drive, open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  •  Cash
  • Cheque / Money Order
  • Debit (no credit card payments will be accepted for municipal taxes)

Drop-off Boxes

Payments can also be left in our drop off boxes located at 325 Farr Drive (City Hall) and 77 Wellington Street (Pool Fitness Center).

By Mail

Send a cheque, money order or post dated cheques to the City of Temiskaming Shores, P.O. Box 2050, Haileybury, ON, P0J 1K0.

Internet / Telebanking

Tax payments may be made through internet banking or telebanking. You must first set up your account using the portion of your roll number as highlighted below.

5418 "000 000 0000 0000"

Financial Institutions

Payments may be made at most local banks and caisses populaires on or before the due date. Taxpayers are required to present their tax bill at the time of payment. The financial institution may charge a fee for this service.

Pre-Authorized Tax Payment Plan (PAP)

This system is an automatic withdrawal from the taxpayer's account. Please refer to the PAP section for more details.

Mortgage Company

Mortgage companies may provide a service to pay property taxes as part of your monthly mortgage installment. Please inquire with your mortgage company.

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Pre-Authorized Payment Plan (PAP)

Benefits of the PAP plan:

  • No cheques to write
  • No parking space to find
  • No waiting in line
  • No wasted costs on postage, mileage
  • No need to keep track of payments
  • No penalty for missing a payment

Option #1 - Monthly

Your taxes will be automatically withdrawn from your bank account in eleven payments on the last business day of each month starting in January of each year. December is kept as an adjustment month, if need be. A letter is sent to you advising you of any changes to your monthly installments. At that time we also send a copy of the Final Tax Bill for income tax purposes.

Option #2 - Installment

A copy of the Tax Bill is forwarded for your information on the amount of each installment and their due dates. On the due date, the tax installment will automatically be withdrawn from your bank account.

How Do You Enroll?

If you own property in the City of Temiskaming Shores and have no outstanding taxes, you can enroll in this payment plan. All you need to do is complete the Pre-authorized Payment Plan Application and send it to our office along with a void cheque. The payment plan remains active until such time as the property is sold, or we are advised to cancel the plan.

Withdrawal or Information Change

If you have information changes or wish to withdraw from the PAP plan, please notify the Tax Department fifteen (15) days prior to the scheduled payment date.