The Town of Prescott issues tax bills twice a year.
The interim bill, issued in early February is based on 50% of the
total taxes of the previous year. After Council approves the
annual budget, tax rates are set and final tax bills
2012 Final tax bills will be issued as
July 6, 2012
2012 final tax bill less your February payment
50% due July 27, 2012
50% due August 31, 2012
If you have not received your tax bill by July 13th, 2012
please call the Town Hall at 613-925-2812
To view the taxes for the last three years in the Town of
Prescott please select a year below:
To see the impact on an average home:
POLICY & IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Change of ownership and/or address: Please notify the tax
office in writing if you have recently purchased a property or if
your mailing address is changed. If you have sold your property,
please forward the tax bill to the new owner or return it to the
tax office. Failure to receive a tax bill will not invalidate
penalty and interest charges.
Mortgage companies: Only ONE tax bill is issued per
billing. If a mortgage company or agent pays the tax bill on your
behalf, it is your responsibility to forward it to them. The Town
mails receipts to the owner after payment by the mortgage
Late payment penalty: A penalty of 1.25% for late
payment is added the day following the due date and the first day
of each month thereafter.
Payment methods available: Payments will be received by
mail or in person at the Town Hall, 360 Dibble St. West.
Payment type accepted: cash, interac, cheque or money order.
Payment by credit card is not accepted. Please bring the entire tax
bill and your payment will be receipted. Payment can also be made
in person at most financial institutions on or before the due date,
subject to any applicable fees of the financial institution.
Internet or telephone bank payments are accepted. Input the
8-digit tax account number on your tax bill. For further
information, contact the Tax Office at 613-925-2812.
How are taxes calculated?
Roughly, your taxes are calculated by multiplying the municipal
tax rate by your assessed value PLUS the school tax rate by your
assessed value. Other factors such as capping and rebates are
part of the calculation for many commercial and industrial
properties. For a more complete explanation of your
specific taxes, you can call our tax collector at (613)
For information on how the value of your property is assessed, you
can find information at the Municipal Property Assessment
Corporation website http://www.mpac.ca/ or call them at
Municipal Tax Rate:
The Council sets the tax rate each year based on the municipal
budget. For Information on the municipal budget click
information, please click on the following: