The treasury department is responsible for the production of the tax bills and for sending these tax bills to the owners of properties situated on the territory of the Township of Melbourne. The rates of taxation are fixed by regulation according to the budgetary choices adopted by the council.
Consult 2023 taxation budget by-law (french only)
Instalment dates for 2023 are as followings:
1st payment: March 1st
2nd payment: May 1st
3rd payment: July 3rd
4th payment: October 2nd
Highlights of the 2022 financial report
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Since January 1992, the taxation of the immovables transfers tax is compulsory.
Consult the Act respecting duties on transfers of immovables
The amount of the duties on the transfer of immovables is calculated on the greatest among the following amounts:
The amount of the duties on the transfer of immovables for 2023 is calculated according to the following scale:
0,5 % on the first 55 200 $;
1,0 % on the amount in excess of 55 200,01 $ but not exceeding 276 200 $;
1,5 % on the amount which exceeds 276 200,01 $.
***The municipality does not reissue a property tax bill following a property transfer. However, the new owner is responsible for making sure the taxes are paid.***
Change of address
To make a change of address for your file, you should contact the municipality during regular office hours and have on hand, the roll number and the address of your property. Or send the information by email at: email@example.com