All property taxes are billed twice a year. Each billing period is split into two (2) installments.

The due dates are as follows:

Bill 1: Interim Property Tax Bill (Residential, Farm, Commercial, Industrial)

  • First installment due the last business day of March (March 31st, 2021)
  • Second installment due the last business day of May (May 31st, 2021)

Bill 2: Final Property Tax Bill (Residential and Farm)

  • First installment due the last business day of July (July 30th, 2021)
  • Second installment due the last business day of September (September 30th, 2021)

Bill 2: Final Property Tax Bill (Commercial and Industrial)

  • First installment due the last business day of August (August 31st, 2021)
  • Second installment due the last business day of October (October 29th, 2021)

Please note that all bills are required to be sent 21 days prior to the payment due date. Bills are sent via Canada Post.

Payment

Here are the different methods of payment we accept:

Payments can also be dropped off after hours in the mail slot and must include the tax bill slip. The mail slot is located to the left-hand side of the main door.

You may also pay your tax and water bills at your bank or through online banking. Please note that each bank has a different account name and number format. (Note: tax and water payments need to be setup as separate accounts for each property you own in Laurentian Valley). Please visit our Payment Options page to learn how set up online payment through your bank.

Residents are encouraged to utilize online payment options. Payments can also be delivered to the Township office, dropped in the secure mail slot to left of the municipal office door, or sent by regular mail.

Duplicate bills

Duplicate property tax bills, water utility bills, and tax receipts are available for purchase for $10.00 each. They can be purchased online by going to the duplicate bill form.

Purchase a duplicate bill

Mailing address change request 

Change in address requests can no longer be received verbally. A 'Change in Mailing Address Form' must now be completed in writing as per the Municipal Act, 2001, Section 343. A request can be made online, or to obtain a paper copy form, please request one via email or call 613-735-6291.
Complete a request online

Your tax dollars at work

How do your tax dollars get distributed?

For every dollar ($1.00) you spend, here is the breakdown:

  • County of Renfrew = $0.39
  • Education = $0.16
  • LV Public Works = $0.21
  • LV Administration = $0.10
  • OPP services = $0.05
  • LV Parks & Recreation = $0.03
  • LV Fire Department = $0.03
  • LV Development Services = $0.02
  • LV Council = $0.01

A chart outlining the breakdown of expenses per $1.00 in taxes residences pay.


How to read your tax bill

A sample property tax bill with numbers corresponding to the descriptions.

Reference the above sample property tax bill to learn more about each section. Each number below expands to provide an explanation to the corresponding number on the image.

Download a PDF version of the sample bill

#1: Roll Number

Located on the upper left-hand side of property tax bills, this is your property identifier and property tax account number.

#2: Billing Cycle

Located in the upper right-hand corner of property tax bills, this states the period of the billing cycle.

  • Interim – The first billing of the year, representing 50% of the property taxes billed for the prior year.
  • Final – The second billing of the year, the total property taxes for the year are calculated in this billing.
  • Supplemental – These are billings sent out after the final bills for increases in assessment due to new construction or other property improvements.

#3: Tax Class

Located below the property owners name and address, this indicates what tax class the property tax is calculated under. Each tax class has a different tax rate associated to it.

The common tax classes are:

  • RT – Residential
  • FT – Farmlands
  • CT – Commercial

#4: Value

Located next to the tax class, this is the assessed value placed on the property by MPAC.

#5: Tax Rate

Located in the mid-right portion of the tax bill, this is what the assessed value is multiplied by to calculate the taxes payable for the year. These rates are specified every year in the annual budget.

#6: Final Taxes

Found only on the final billing cycle tax bill in the lower right-hand corner, this is the total taxes that will be paid for the year and is the amount that is used when you file income tax return.

#7: Less Interim Billing

Found only on the final billing cycle tax bill in the lower right-hand corner, this is the amount that was billed on the interim billing for the year.

#8: Installment

Located at the bottom of the tax bills, these slips breakdown the amount payable into two installments and state when each installment is due. They are removable to be sent in with payments.