The Town of Plympton-Wyoming collects taxes on behalf of the County of Lambton, the School Boards and the Town.
To determine the amount of taxes to be levied against a property, the Town multiplies the assessed value of a property by the approved tax rate of the County, the School Boards and the Town.
|There are three parts to the tax rate:
Tax rates for property owners in the Town of Plympton-Wyoming are determined by property class. Each class has a different Town tax rate, County tax rate and Education tax rate.
The Municipal tax rate is determined after Municipal Council and the County of Lambton approve their budgets and the Province of Ontario establishes the Education Rate. The tax rate is applied to the property's current value assessment (CVA) to determine the amount of property taxes to be levied.
View the 2016 Tax Rates for the Town of Plympton-Wyoming.
Previous tax rates
You can also view the Town's previous tax rates:
|The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) determines property assessment values. For questions regarding your property assessment, contact the MPAC Customer Contact Centre at 1-866-296-MPAC (9722) or 1-877-889-6722 (TTY - Teletyperwriter).
MPAC encourages property owners to visit aboutmyproperty.ca to view your property details and compare your property with others in your neighbourhood, using the login information included with your MPAC Notice.
MPAC re-assesses property values on a four-year rotating cycle.
Assessment cycle dates
As part of the assessment process, MPAC classifies each property as one or more of the following property classes:
Assessment appeal process
If you do not agree with the assessment value of your property, you can appeal the value through MPAC. The appeal process has three steps:
There is no fee. The deadline to submit a Request for Re-assessment for the current taxation year is March 31 of that year.
For Supplementary and Omitted Assessment Notices, the deadline is 90 days after the mailing of the Notice.
|The Assessment Act allows a municipality to issue a supplementary tax bill for new buildings, new homes, alterations, improvements or class changes. Supplementary assessments can be added for the current year and up to the two preceding years.|
|Payment due dates|
|Interim tax bills are mailed in late April with a due date of May 31. Final tax bills are mailed in late September with a due date of October 31.
Failure to receive a tax bill does not eliminate the responsibility for the payment of the taxes and penalty. If you are responsible for paying your taxes directly and have not received a tax bill, please contact the Financial Services Department or call 519-845-3939 or 877-313-3939.
There are a number of payment options for you to pay your property taxes.
|Penalty and interest charges|
Penalty and interest charges of 1.25 percent will be added to installments not paid by the due date. Penalty and interest charges are applied on the first day of each month. Council and staff do not have the authority to waive or alter a penalty or interest charge for any reason. This policy is strictly applied to maintain fairness to all property owners.
Failure to receive a tax bill does not excuse a taxpayer from responsibility for payment.
Returned paymentsA cheque or pre-authorized payment that is returned by your bank will result in an administration fee being added to your tax account.
|Tax incentive programs|
|The Town of Plympton-Wyoming offers a Senior Low Income Property Tax Grant.|
A tax certificate is a legal document that displays the annual taxes, any current or prior year arrears, any local improvements billed to a given property and are generally purchased by lawyers or financial institutions.
Request Tax Certificate
Submit your request to the Financial Services Department staff and choose your payment option below.
The current fee for a tax certificate is $60 per roll number.
Methods of Payment:
Please make cheque payable to "Town of Plympton-Wyoming".