Council approves 2019 Tax Levy Bylaw

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Council approves 2019 Tax Levy Bylaw

April 26, 2019—Burlington City Council approved the 2019 Tax Levy Bylaw at its meeting on April 25, 2019. The bylaw allows the City to bill 2019 property taxes and set payment due dates for final tax bills on June 20 and Sept. 20, 2019.

The 2019 Tax Levy Bylaw reflects the budget processes of both the City and Halton Region. The province provides the education tax rates. The overall tax increase is 1.96 per cent or $15.08 for each $100,000 of urban residential assessment. Tax impacts will vary by property based on actual changes in the assessed value of the property relative to others.

2018 and 2019 Urban Residential Property Taxes per $100,000 Current Value Assessment (CVA)

Property Taxes

2018

2019

City – General

City – Hospital

Subtotal City Purposes

$ 325.41

10.01

$ 335.42

$ 339.02

6.43

$ 345.45

Region – General (incl. Waste Management)

Region – Police

Subtotal Region of Halton Purposes

$ 172.75

99.52

$ 272.27

$ 176.24

101.08

$ 277.32

Education Purposes

$ 161.00

$ 161.00

Total

$ 768.69

$ 783.77

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Quick Facts

  • The City of Burlington collects property taxes for the City, Halton Region and the Halton district school boards. The total combined tax levy for all three entities is approximately $417 million. The City’s levy is $166 million; the City collects $134 million on behalf of Halton Region; and $117 million on behalf of the Halton district school boards. The taxes levied for Halton Region and the Halton district school boards are remitted to them.
  • The City of Burlington continues to provide an option for Burlington taxpayers to receive their property tax bills electronically through eposttm at www.epost.ca.
  • The City of Burlington has one of the lowest residential property taxes in the Greater Toronto Area while still providing excellent services and high resident satisfaction.
  • There is a phased reduction in the hospital tax levy as the City continues to meet our $60 million obligation.

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