Tax Rates

Residential/ Resource Tax Rate

Tax Rate = $1.16 per $100 of Assessment
Mandatory Provincial Contributions Area Rate = $0.41 per $100 of Assessment
Community Support Area Rate = $0.06 per $100 of Assessment
Total Residential / Resource Rate = $1.63 per $100 of Assessment

Commercial Tax Rate

Tax Rate = $3.96 per $100 of Assessment
Mandatory Provincial Contributions Area Rate =$0.41
Community Support Area Rate =$0.06
Total Commercial Rate =$4.43 per $100 of Assessment

Wastewater Treatment Facility Uniform Charge =$72.00 per Annum
Solid waste Uniform Charge =$160.00 per Annum
Deed Transfer Tax Rate =1.00% per sale/purchase price

*The Town of Amherst is now offering Low Income Property Tax payers a three-tier tax reduction.  Click here for more information on Low Income Property Tax Exemption 2017