Property Taxes - Upcoming
2016 Property Assessment Notice are being mailed out May 2, 2016.
Do you have questions about your 2016 Property Assessment Notice? Visit aboutmyproperty.ca or contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Customer Contact Centre at 1-866-296-MPAC (6722), or 1-877-889-MPAC (6722).
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Municipal Office located?
3250 Hwy 130
Rosslyn, ON P7K 0B1
Telephone: (807) 935-2613
Fax: (807) 935-2161
What are your hours?
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
When are the tax bills sent out?
Interim tax bills are sent out at the end of January with payments due at the end of February and the end of March. Following the passing of the budget, final tax bills are sent out in late August/beginning of September with payments due at the end of September and the end of October.
Can I pay my taxes at my bank?
At the present time, no. However, you can pay by telephone or electronic banking. Call your bank to set up payments to the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge. When paying taxes by telephone or electronically through your bank, you must enter the roll number of your property, which is located on your tax bill beginning with the number 5808 as your account vendor number. Some banks require all of the numbers included in the roll number while others disregard the 5808 and use the remaining numbers.
My bank pays my taxes, why do I still receive a tax bill?
You will receive a tax notification that your taxes have been paid by the bank.
Do you accept credit card payments?
No. However, we do accept debit card and cheque payments.
What other payment options are available to me?
We accept post-dated cheques, debit card payments, money orders, personal cheques, and cash. Cheques may be left at either branch of the Provincial Alliance Credit Union for a fee set by the Credit Union. These cheques are forwarded to the Municipality on a regular basis.
How are penalties and interest calculated?
Interest is calculated at 1.25% monthly on any outstanding balance.
What if I disagree with my assessment?
The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) classifies and assesses all properties under the Assessment Act and regulations established by the Ontario Provincial Government. If you have questions concerning your assessment, Contact MPAC at 1-866-296-6722 or visit their website at www.mpac.ca.
What other services do my taxes pay for?
The Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge and some neighbouring local governments share the costs of some provincially required services. Examples of shared region-wide services are: Emergency Management Ontario, Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Thunder Bay District Social Services Board, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, Land Ambulance.
For further information or additional questions please contact the finance office at (807) 935-2613 ext. 228
If you have a Commercial or Industrial Building that was vacant for at least 90 consecutive days, you may be eligible for a Vacancy Rebate. The deadline for submitting applications is February 28 of the year following the taxation year to which the application relates
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