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he Town Office mails Notices of Assessment to property owners whenever a change is made. Property assessments can also be viewed online at any time on the SAMA website: http://www.samaview.ca/sama
The penalty charge for taxes in arrears is a 1% penalty to all outstanding taxes as of July 1 and each month after that.
You can pay your taxes in person by cash, cheque or debit at the Town Office, located at 417 Main Street, or through most financial institutions.
To calculate your commercial municipal taxes for 2018, use the following formula and rates, and consult our Tip Sheet for Understanding your Tax Notice.
Taxable Land Assessment + Taxable Improvement Assessment = Total Assessment
Mill Rate – 9.0 millsCommercial Mill Rate Factor – 2.50Agriculture Mill Rate Factor – 0.55Commercial Base Tax – $1,100.00Infrastructure Levy (on all properties) – $200.00
Taxable Land Assessment = 10,000.00Taxable Improvement Assessment = 165,000.00Total Assessment = 175,000.00Assessment x Mill rate x Mill rate factor / 1,000 = taxes175,000 x 9.0 x 2.50/ 1,000 = 3,937.50$3,937.50– Taxes+$1,100.00 – Base Tax+$ 200.00 – Infrastructure Levy=$5,237.50– Total Commercial Municipal Taxes
To calculate your residential municipal taxes for 2019, use the following formula and rates, consult our Tip Sheet for Understanding your Tax Notice, or, use our simple Residential Property Tax Calculator.
Mill Rate – 9.0 millsResidential Mill Rate Factor – 0.720Residential Base Tax – $800.00Health Levy – $0.00Infrastructure Levy – $200.00
Taxable Land Assessment = 6,000.00Taxable Improvement Assessment = 65,000.00Total Assessment = 71,000.00Assessment x Mill rate x Mill rate factor / 1,000 = taxes71,000 x 9.0 x 0.720 / 1,000 = 460.08$460.08 – Taxes+$800.00 – Base Tax+$0.00 – Health Levy+$200.00 – Infrastructure Levy=$1,510.08 Total Residential Municipal Taxes