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 29). 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 2024 are as follows:

  • 2024 Residential Tax Rate: .01346031
  • 2024 Farm Tax Rate: .00336508

Paying Taxes

View our Fees, Charges, & Payment Options page for all the way you are able to pay your taxes.

Other Tax Information

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  • Taxes Penalty

    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.


  • Taxes Direction of School Support

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

    For more information on school support designation, visit MPAC’s website. 

    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.

    Alternatively, you can also view and update your school support designation through their online portal if you are a residential property owner or tenant registered with MPAC. View their online portal here. 

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

  • Farm Property Class Taxation Program

    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

  • Assessment and Appeals

    Requests for Reconsideration

    If you feel that the assessment of your property is incorrect, you can appeal to the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) by submitting a Request for Reconsideration (RFR) form. There is no fee for an RFR. The deadline for submitting an RFR is printed on your Property Assessment Notice. If you have misplaced your Property Assessment Notice please call MPAC at 1-866-296-6722.

    Assessment Review Board Complaints (ARB)

    To file a complaint with the Assessment Review Board, a property owner must have previously submitted a Request for Reconsideration to MPAC by the March 31st deadline. For more information about assessment appeals, please see Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario.

  • Change of Home Ownership

    The Township of Tyendinaga will mail a tax bill to the property owner on record when the tax bills are issued. When you buy a home, check with your lawyer or the tax department to confirm when the next property tax payment is due. Penalty or interest charges will apply on late payments regardless of any change in ownership.

    If you receive a tax bill for a property that you no longer own, please contact the treasurer.

  • Tax Certificate Request

    Tax certificates provide information about the yearly tax levied, payments, penalties accrued (if applicable) and confirm any outstanding balances for a property. Generally, tax certificates are purchased by law firms, banks and mortgage companies in association with property sales and for refinancing purposes.

    For pricing, view our Fees, Charges, & Payment Options page.

    For inquiries and questions or to request a Tax Certificate, please email the Treasurer or call 613-396-1944 ext. 202.

  • Learn More

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Third Party Support Policy

1. Policy Statement
The Township of Tyendinaga recognizes that municipal facilities, such as parks, recreation buildings, sports fields, and community halls are intended to be used by the public to enhance community involvement, health and wellness through active living, social gathering, and other activities.

2. Purpose
The purpose of the Third Party Support Policy is to provide financial assistance, in the form of fee reductions and other in-kind donations to community groups and organizations for eligible events and activities that benefit the community of the Township of Tyendinaga.

If you are a community group or organization and would like to apply for financial assistance and/or in-kind donations, such as use of our facilities, please review the Third Party Support Policy and complete the Third Party Support Application Form and return it to the municipal office or to the treasurer at treasurer@tyendinagatownship.com

Contact Us

Anne-Marie Goulah
~ Treasurer
859 Melrose Road, RR #1, Shannonville, ON K0K 3A0