Property taxes are due by March 29

Property Taxes

There are many easy and convenient ways to pay

The first instalment deadline for the City of Vaughan’s 2023 interim property taxes is Wednesday, March 29 – do you know all payment options available to you? There are many easy and convenient ways to pay your bill without having to step foot in Vaughan City Hall.


Here’s how you can pay your property tax bills:

  • Pre-authorized payment plans, including a six-instalment and a 10-instalment option.
  • Post-dated cheques made payable to the City of Vaughan that correspond with the amounts and due dates printed on the tax stubs.
  • Financial institutions, either in-person, through the bank machine, online or via telephone.
  • At City Hall, placed in marked drop-off boxes at each entrance.
  • By mail, with a cheque payable to the City of Vaughan and sent in the return envelope enclosed with the tax bill.


As a reminder, all City facilities are cashless.


To learn more about each payment option available, visit


Researching tax relief programs? The City continues to operate tax relief programs for citizens, including the Elderly Home-Owners Tax Assistance program – a tax rebate provided by the City to residents 65 years of age or older who are in receipt of the Guaranteed Income Supplement and have owned their home in Vaughan for more than one year. Submit the application form (PDF) for 2023 by Friday, March 31. The Seniors, Low-Income Seniors and Low-Income Disabled Persons Property Tax Deferral program (PDF) is also available and must be applied for annually by Sept. 30.


Bookmark upcoming payment dates! Future interim property tax payment due dates are as follows:

  • Second instalment – Thursday, April 27
  • Third instalment – Monday, May 29


Didn’t receive your bill? If you did not receive your tax bill in the mail, contact the City immediately at 905-832-2281 or Failure to receive a tax bill does not exempt you from paying property taxes – late payment penalties will be added.


Want to know how property taxes are used? The property tax bill may come in a City of Vaughan envelope, but only 28 cents of every dollar stay with the City to provide all municipal programs and services. Municipal services in Vaughan are provided by two tiers of government the City of Vaughan and York Region. The City retains approximately $1,836 of an average $6,576 annual property tax bill to support critical services that residents rely on each day, including Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service; public works and road services; waste management; infrastructure replacement; maintenance of City facilities; city planning and development; Building Code enforcement; and by-law and compliance. Learn more about how residential property taxes are allocated.


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