Methods of Payment

Town of Mattawa Payment Options

The following payment methods are available:

  1. Pre-authorized Payment Plans:NEW

For Properties that are NOT in arrears

  • Monthly: Annual property taxes are withdrawn directly from your financial institution over 12 months from January to December.
  • Monthly: Annual property water/sewer payments are withdrawn directly from your financial institution over 12 months from January to December.
  • By Installment Due Date: Tax and Water/Sewer payments are withdrawn directly from your financial institution on the installment dates as per tax and water billings.

For more information and to enroll click here

  1. By Mail:

Please attach  your cheque or money order to the payment stub provided.  Make cheques payable to the Town of Mattawa.  Please do not mail cash.  Mail your payment to:

Town of Mattawa

PO Box 390

Mattawa, ON  P0H 1V0

 

  1. At the Municipal Office – 160 Water St, Mattawa:

Payments may be made by cheque, money order, interac, cash and credit cards (Visa and Mastercard only).

 

  1. Internet/Telephone Banking:NEW

Available through Scotiabank, Caisse Populaire, TD Canada Trust and BMO Bank of Montreal

Payments can be made using personal online internet/telephone banking.  Your entire roll number is required to process your payment (i.e. 4821-XXX-XXX-XXXXX-0000).  This option may be subject to service charges by your financial institution.

 

  1. One Time Credit Card Payment:

A one time credit card payment can be made online by completing the form and returning the completed form via email or fax in to the Municipal Office for processing.

General Payment – Credit Card Authorization Form

Tax Payment – Authorization Form For February and April Payment

Tax Payment – Authorization Form For July and September Payment

Water Payment – Authorization Form For March and August Payment

 

Missed/Returned Payments

  • A NSF administration fee will be applied if funds are returned by your financial institution.
  • A returned item notification will be sent reflecting the amount and due date required for replacement.
  • If payment is not received by the specified date, the next month’s withdrawal will incorporate the replacement total as well as the required monthly payment.
  • The Town of Mattawa may cancel the privilege of continuing in the plan if two concurrent installments fail to be honoured in the taxation year.
  • The unpaid balance of taxes and water shall be subject to penalties if overdue.

 

Change of Information

  • Any changes to your pre-authorized payment information must be received in writing at least 15 days prior to the next withdrawal date.
  • For financial institution account changes, a void cheque for the new account is required and completion of a new PAP form is required.
  • For address changes please contact the Municipal Office directly.

 

Cancellation

  • Written notice is required at least 15 days prior to the next withdrawal date to cancel the Pre-Authorized Payment Plan for any reason.  You must complete the Tax and Water Pre-Authorized Payment Plan Cancellation form (FORM PAP 3)
  • Failure to provide the appropriate notice may result in the continuance of future withdrawals from your financial institution.
  • If we are not notified by the property owner or lawyers, the Pre-Authorized Payment Plan will be cancelled immediately upon receipt of notification of change of ownership.

Cancellation Form

Water Bills

Semi Annual Billing

  1. Mailed in March and August
  2. Due dates are the last weekday in March and last weekday in August

Water By-laws:

 

Property Taxes

Interim Bill

  1. Mailed in February –Interim Tax Levy By-law 17-02
  2. First Installment is due the last weekday in February
  3. Second Installment is due the last weekday in April

Final Bill

  1. Mailed in July
  2. First Installment is due the last weekday in July
  3. Second Installment is due the last weekday in September

Property taxes are based on the assessment of your property. If you have a question concerning your property assessment, please contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation at 1-866-296-6722. Methods of payment are cash, cheque or debit.

Tax By-Laws:

 

Property Tax Collection Policy