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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9770 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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Taxation

Tax Bills

Tax Bills are issued twice each year generally in early March and early September. Each bill has two instalments to be paid on or before the due date shown.

Pay Taxes

Calculation of Taxes

Your property taxes are determined by multiplying the Current Value Assessment of your property by the annual Tax Rate for the Property Class. The 2017 Total Tax Rates for each property class in Essa are shown below. These tax rates include Township, County and Education Taxes. Business Improvement Area Tax Rate is added to these rates and applied to specific properties (see 2017 Special Area Rates).

Tax Calculation

Current Value Assessment X Total Tax Rate/property class = Total Property Taxes

2017 Tax Rates - Municipal/County/Education​
Property ClassTotal Tax Rate​
​Residential / Farm0.730300%​
Multi-Residential
0.952956%
Commercial Occupied1.830283%
​Commercial Vacant1.281198%​
​Industrial Occupied
​2.238175%
​Industrial Vacant
​1.454814%
​Pipelines​2.050623%
​Farmlands​0.182575%
​Managed Forest
​0.182575%

2017 Special Area Rates - Business Improvement Area​ ​

​Commercial Occupied
​0.053535%