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Property Tax

The City of Peterborough is committed to keeping residents informed on property tax and assessment issues. To promote a greater understanding of taxes and assessment, the City offers a variety of information and tools to assist you.

These include:


Understanding Your Tax Bill

How Taxes Are Calculated

Find out how the City calculates your property taxes.

Supplementary Tax Bills

Learn more about supplementary bills that are sent out for new homes or buildings, property improvements or changes in tax class.

Tax Bill Insert

View a copy of the actual tax insert that was mailed with the tax bills.

Tax Billing By-Laws

See the actual by-laws as passed by Council.

Tax Billing Schedule

Find out when City of Peterborough tax bills are mailed.

Tax Classes

Learn more about the various Realty Tax Classes, Qualifiers and Education codes.

Tax Rates

City of Peterborough Tax rates.

Understanding Your Tax Bill

See an easy-to-understand description of your Final tax bill.

Where Your Tax Dollar Goes

Find out where your tax dollar is spent.
Calculate the Expected Taxes Based on the Current Value Assessment

Property Tax Calculator

Want to find out how much the taxes might be on a certain assessed value?
Learn about the Various Tax Rebate Programs

Commercial/Industrial Tax Rebate Programs

Learn more about: Tax Rebates for Vacant Commercial & Industrial properties. or tax rebates for Registered Charities,

Realty Tax Assistance/Rebate Programs

Learn more about: Low Income Senior & Disabled Tax Credits and Heritage Tax Credits.
Find Answers To Your Questions 

Commercial, Industrial & Multi-Residential Tax Mitigation Tools

Learn more about the City's tax ratios, capping calculation options and New Construction treatment for these property tax classes.

Education Taxes

Learn more about how the education taxes are calculated on your tax bill and how to go about changing school support.

FAQ's - Commercial, Industrial & Multi-Residential

“Frequently Asked Questions”
Have a question about your Commercial, Industrial or Multi-Residential tax bill? We may have the answer for you here.
FAQ's - Residential “Frequently Asked Questions”
Have a question about your residential tax bill? We may have the answer for you here.
About Payments

Late Payment Charges

Find out the City’s policy for late payment of taxes.

Payment Options

Discover our easy Pre-authorized Payment Plans or the other methods of payment.

Property Tax Payment Application Rules

See how a payment is applied to your tax account.
How To Contact MPAC and the Various Forms They Provide

Assessment Information

Ever wonder how your assessed value affects your taxes? Want to know how to reach MPAC or acquire their forms?
Tax Certificates

Tax Certificates

For lawyers & mortgage companies, find out on how to order tax certificates and the costs associated.
Tax Sales

Tax Sales

Find out about the Tax Sale process and any possible properties that may be available for sale.