Due Dates, Late Payment Charges & Payment Options

Final property tax information

The 2020 final tax instalment due dates have been extended to August 25 and October 26 for all property owners. Penalty and interest on all outstanding property tax for the remainder of the 2020 tax year are waived until the first working day in January 2021.

Any property taxes outstanding by January 1, 2021 will have penalty and interest applied, at a rate of 1.25 per cent per month as per Town By-law.

Final tax bills will be mailed the week of July 6.

Any properties that have experienced a change in assessment due to a property change, and have received notice from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) in 2020 regarding this change, may also receive a supplementary or omitted tax bill from the town, in addition to the final tax bill.

Property tax payment options during COVID-19

Cash payments

We will no longer accept cash payments.

Internet banking

To make an online payment, you will need your property tax account number (not roll number), which can be found at the top right of your tax bill, or you may call ServiceOakville 905-845-6601 to retrieve your property tax account number.

Sign into your financial institution’s secure website, go to the “Pay Bill” icon or tab and add the Town of Oakville as a payee. Depending on your financial institution, please search for “Oakville” and the payee name will be either: Oakville, Oakville Taxes or Oakville Property Tax.

Enter your property tax account number and amount to be paid.

If you require assistance, please contact your bank or financial institution.

Please note the town does not accept email payment transfers (INTERAC).

Cheque payment

Mail cheques payable to Town of Oakville to:

Town of Oakville, Tax Department
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON
L6H 0H3

Alternatively, cheques can be dropped off at the drop box outside the main entrance to Town Hall. 

Post-dated cheques corresponding with due dates only

Cheques can be delivered in the after-hours drop box at Town Hall. Please use the corresponding payment due date only.

Credit card (online only)

To pay taxes using your existing MasterCard, Visa or American Express, visit the Plastiq website. There is a fee to use this service for tax payments. The fee is independent of the Town of Oakville. Please check the Plastiq website for details. Please expect three to six business days for payment processing when using the Plastiq website.

Pre-authorized tax payment plans

Completing the Pre-Authorized Tax Payment Plan Application Form (PAP) (pdf) allows for the payment of taxes in four, nine or 12 monthly installments. To enroll, your property must be fully assessed for one year to include both the land and structure values. Please see the application form for all the program details.

Please contact pap@oakville.ca for assistance in joining the program.

Please note a 2020 reapplication PAP form will be posted shortly for those who have exited our program due to COVID-19 and would like to rejoin for July 1, 2020.

Due dates

2020 Interim (issued at the end of January):

  • First installment – February 25, 2020
  • Second installment – April 24, 2020

2020 Final (to be issued in July):

  • First installment – August 25, 2020
  • Second installment – October 26, 2020

Supplementary/omitted bills:

  • Various dates as issued.

If you move within Oakville

Please tell the Tax Office as soon as possible about an impending change in property ownership. If you are moving within Oakville, neither your Property Account Number nor your Pre-Authorized Tax Payment Plan is transferable. You must change your options on your web banking to the correct property account number (five to six digit number on your tax bill) to ensure that your payments are applied to your property. You must complete a new application form for a Pre-Authorized Tax Payment Plan.

Late payment charges

Payment must be received on or prior to the due date to avoid penalty and interest, charged at 1.25 per cent monthly (15.00% annually), applied on the first day of each month of default. Late payment charges are set in accordance with current legislation and cannot be waived.

Filing neither an assessment appeal, a request for reconsideration, or failure to receive a property tax bill does not exempt you from paying taxes by the due date or from incurring late payment penalties.

For more information contact:

ServiceOakville
905-845-6601