Property Taxes

City Hall and MacBain Centre are now closed to public due to the Province wide shutdown. 

Payment Options

  • Taxes can be paid through you financial institution, online through the City dashboard with credit or debit card, by cheque in the dropbox outside of City Hall, or by signing up for Pre-authorized payment (PAP)
  • Parking tickets can be paid online through the city website or by cheque in the dropbox outside of City Hall
  • Accounts Receivable can be paid through cheque in the dropbox outside of City Hall

Other Information 

Contact Information

At the December 8, 2020 Meeting of Council, the penalty rate for taxes billed was changed to 0.5% per month for January, February and March 2021. 

 

2021 Interim Tax Billing 

The 2021 Interim tax bills will be mailed on Friday February 5, 2021 with due dates of:

  • February 26, 2021
  • April 30, 2021

Property Tax Dashboard

Get information about your tax account using our website.  You can:

  • View billing and payment history
  • Pay your tax account using a credit card (convenience fee will apply) and more!

Sign up or login to the MyCity Dashboard to gain access to your Property Tax and Water Billing information.

Tax Rates and Related Forms

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC)

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is a not-for-profit corporation established by the Government of Ontario to provide consistent and accurate property assessments. Read more about the impact that your property assessment has on your taxes in Property Assessment & Its Impact on Taxes.

Deferral of Property Taxes for Seniors

Senior Water/Tax Rebates

This program has now been closed for 2020.

A $100 Water Account Credit and/or a $40 Property Tax Account Credit is available to those who qualify.

The applications for the 2021 program will be available on August 1, 2021

Qualifications

The credit is available to those who meet the following qualifications:  

  • A City of Niagara Falls Water Customer 
  • A City of Niagara Falls Property Owner and residing at the property
  • Age 65 or over on December 31, 2019
  • Must be receiving the Federal Government Guaranteed Income Supplement

For more information, you can contact City Hall at 905-356-7521 extension 4311 or 4301.

Application Requirements

To apply, you will need to provide:                    

  • Proof of Guaranteed Income Supplement (i.e. Letter of Change to your GIS amount).
  • LETTER OF CHANGES ARE MAILED BY REVENUE CANADA TO YOU IN JULY. You can visit your Canada.ca My Service Account to check your information.