Tax Rates

Residential/ Resource Tax Rate

Tax Rate = $1.18 per $100 of Assessment
Mandatory Provincial Contributions Area Rate = $0.39 per $100 of Assessment
Community Support Area Rate = $0.065 per $100 of Assessment
Total Residential / Resource Rate = $1.635 per $100 of Assessment

Commercial Tax Rate

Tax Rate = $3.98 per $100 of Assessment
Mandatory Provincial Contributions Area Rate =$0.39
Community Support Area Rate =$0.065
Total Commercial Rate =$4.435 per $100 of Assessment

Wastewater Treatment Facility Uniform Charge = $72 per Annum
Solid waste Uniform Charge = $175 per Annum
Deed Transfer Tax Rate = 1.00% per sale/purchase price (effective July 1, 2018: 1.25%)

Low Income Property Tax Reduction

The Town of Amherst offers a reduction for low income property tax payers. Click here to download the application.