Budget, Finance & Taxes



In the Township of Tyendinaga, there are three tax installments per year. The Interim Tax Bill (due March 31) is based on 33% of the previous years property tax rate. Once the yearly budget/tax rate is set the Total Tax Levy less the Interim Levy shall become due and payable in two equal installments (Due June 30 and September 30). The first bill is sent out in the beginning of March. The June and September bills are both mailed together at the beginning of June.

The tax rates for 2020 are as follows:

  • 2020 Residential Tax Rate: 0.01159
  • 2020 Farm Tax Rate: 0.002897


A penalty of one and one quarter percent (1.25%) shall be charged for non-payment of tax installments, on the first day of default and also on the first day of each calendar month thereafter in which default continues up to and including December 31.

Paying Taxes

When the Municipal Office is open to the public, forms of payment include cash, cheque and debit. Credit cards are not currently accepted.

You can also pay in person at any of the major banks, use online banking, telephone banking, or by mailing a cheque to the Municipal Office.

If you would like to pay through online banking your Roll# 12 01 000 _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _ 0000 is the account number.

Some banks require all nineteen numbers including the last four zeros but some do not. If the nineteen numbers are too long, omit the last four zeros.

A portion of every residents taxes goes toward the Education Levy.

To change school support to Public or Separate, the property owner must fill out an Application for Direction of School Support and send the completed application to MPAC

Address: 17468 Hwy 2. Trenton ON, K8P 5P7

The Farm Property Class Taxation Program is implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture Food & Rural Affairs.

Under this taxation policy, farm properties meeting the eligibility requirements will be identified for the Farm Property Class and will be taxed at 25% of the municipal residential tax rate. The farm residence and one acre of land surrounding it will continue to be taxed as part of the Residential class.

Eligibility requirements for the Farm Property Class tax rate are consistent with those previously applied under the Farm Tax Rebate Program.

Effective program year 2000, a multi-year application was introduced. If you have filed an application that is still current, it will also be used to maintain eligibility in the 2009 tax year and future tax years.

Please visit the Ministry of Agriculture Food & Rural Affairs website to answer any questions you may have such as:

Farm Property Contacts

Farm Property Class:

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
1 Stone Road West 2nd Floor
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4Y2
Toll Free: 1-800-469-2285
Telephone: 519-826-3446
Fax: 519-826-3170
Email: farmtax.omafra@ontario.ca
Website: www.omafra.gov.on.ca
For all inquiries, please state your Owner ID number, name, address, property roll number and telephone number.

Farm Business Registration:

Toll Free: 1-866-327-3678
Fax: 519-826-4118
E-mail: contact@agricorp.com
Website: www.agricorp.com

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation:

Toll Free: 1-866-296-6722
Website: https://mpac.ca/
For local calls, please refer to the blue pages of your telephone book.

Assessment Review Board:

Assessment Review Board
655 Bay Street, Suite 1200, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2K4
Toll Free: 1-800-263-3237
Fax: 1-866-297-1822
Website: www.arb.gov.on.ca

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