Property Taxes

Tax Rates & By-laws

Property tax rates and by-laws with a list of all property classes

Due Dates, Penalty & Interest, Fees

Information regarding the due dates, for property tax payments .

Payment Options

  • Payment options available are;
    • Payment by cash, cheque or debit during regular office hours
    • Night deposit box located beside council chambers
    • Cheques sent in the mail
    • Credit card payment through the website
    • Payment at local CIBC branches in Stratford, Tavistock, New Hamburg, Wellesley
    • Telephone or Internet banking through CIBC, TD Canda Trust, Scotia, Royal Bank, Bank of Montreal, National Bank and most credit unions
      • Account Set-up (found under Perth East Township or Township of Perth East)
        • Choose either Property Taxes or Utilities
        • If you have more than 1 account, you need to set up separate accounts for each account
        • Account # is
          • Property Taxes:  19 digits (full roll number), start with 3110 and end with 0000
          • Utilites:  7 digits (full account number minus the decimal), start with 0
    • Pre-Authorized Payment Plans (PAP).

Address Changes

Please provide the office with an up to date mailing address so you can receive your mail in a timely fashion. Update your address now

Ownership Changes

If you recently purchased a property you need to make sure that Perth East has you as the owner of the property.

Rebate Programs

Various rebates include; Vacant Unit Rebates, Charity Rebate, Farmland Property Tax, Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program

357/358 Applications - Removal of Buildings

To have buildings taken off your assessment you need to complete the application form.

357/358 Application Form

Request for Reconsiderations (RfR) -Assessment Appeals 

To have The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) review your property assessment you need to file a request for reconsideration.  if you are in the residential, multi-residential and farmland property class it is mandatory to file a RFR first before you can proceed with an assessment review board appeal.  MPAC provides you with the steps to file a RFR.

Assessment Review Board (ARB)

The ARB has its own Appeal process. For more information, please contact the ARB at  1-866-448-2248 or visit their website .

Tax Sale Information

There are currently no properties advertised for tax sale.  Perth East utilizes Ontario Tax Sales to advertise tax sale properties, and you can purchase a tender package.