You have FIVE options for how to pay your property taxes.
automatically through your bank account by enroling in one of our two convenient pre-authorized debit plans
Due Date Plan: withdrawals will be made on the due dates for the amounts as indicated on the interim and final tax bills.
10-Month Plan: Monthly instalments are based on 11% of the previous year’s annualized taxes and will be withdrawn on the last business day of each month from January to September, inclusive. Any adjustment to pay the balance of the total year’s taxes will be withdrawn on the last business day of October, a letter will be sent in advance to notify the owner of the last withdrawal amount. Property’s must be fully assessed to join this plan and applications are not accepted after June 30 of each year.
Your property tax account must be in good standing to be eligible to enroll in either of the pre-authorized plans.
Fill out our pre-authorized debit application form and include your void cheque or direct banking form to apply. Options for returning the form to us can be found on the application.
manually through your bank by internet, telephone or at the teller.
Most financial instutitions offer internet or telephone banking for payment of your property taxes. To set up the your property taxes as a new bill payee, use your 19-digit property tax roll number (starting with 4312 and ending 0000, no dashes). Every system is different, so if you have specific questions about setting up Town property taxes for online or telephone banking, please contact your financial institution.
Did you know some financial institutions give you the option to post-date internet banking payments? Ask your financial institution if they offer this option so you can set up payments in advance and avoid missing a due date!
through the mail by cheque
Send a cheque with the appropriate stub from your tax bill to:
Town of BWG
P.O. Box 160
Bradford, ON L3Z 2A8
NOTE: The Town of BWG is unable to predict the length of time your payment may take to arrive by mail. If you do not feel you have adequate time, drop your cheque and bill stub at the Finance Office instead.
4. Pay in person by cash, cheque or debit
In-person payments must be made at the Town Finance Office located at 61 Holland St. E, Bradford. The office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed on all statutory holidays. In-office payment methods are cash, cheque or debit only (no credit card payments).
Outside of office hours, you may deposit payments by cheque only with appropriate bill stub in the drop box outside the Finance Office. Please do not put cash in the drop box.
online by credit card
The only method by which you can pay your property taxes using a credit card is through our Virtual Town Hall online service.
Visit the Virtual Town Hall website to create your account. A service fee is charged based on the amount being paid. Charges are subject to change.
Please note that Virtual Town Hall can only be used by property owners; it is not available to tenants.