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Property Tax Information

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The Town of Saugeen Shores collects revenue through property taxation to provide for the wide range of municipal services and programs that you use every day. The payment of property tax supports the local municipality, the County of Bruce and the local School Boards.

Tax Bill Information

Property tax bills are issued by the Town of Saugeen Shores twice a year. Each tax bill includes two installments. Your taxes are typically due four times each year.

How Your Taxes Are Calculated

Your taxes are calculated using the assessed value of your property as provided to the Town by the Municipal Property and Assessment Corporation (MPAC) and multiplying by the current tax rate.

The interim tax bill is based on approximately fifty percent (50%) of your previous year's property taxes. The final tax bill is issued once the current year's budget is approved and the County and Education tax rates are finalized. The amount of the interim bill is deducted from your final tax bill.

Local Improvements & Other Charges

If applicable, your property tax bill may include other amounts owed to the Town for sewer and/or water connection charges, encroachment fees, the BIA annual levy or Tile Drainage Loan payments.

2016 Assessment Update

Do you have questions about your 2016 Property Assessment Notice? Visit or contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Customer Contact Centre at 1-866-296-MPAC (6722), or 1-877-889-MPAC (6722).

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