Tax Payment Options

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Town of Penetanguishene
10 Robert Street West, P.O. Box 5009
Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2

In Person

Payments can be made by cash, cheque or debit in person at Town Hall between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

After hours Drop Box (no cash please)

Cheques, payable to the Town of Penetanguishene, placed in an envelope may be dropped off at Town Hall in the drop box located at the front doors.

Post Dated Cheques

Post dated cheques, payable to the Town of Penetanguishene, will be held for deposit on the date of the cheque.

Internet/Telephone Banking

Tax bills can be paid by telephone or the internet through financial institutions using the Tax Roll as the account # (4372-XXX-XXX XXXXX-XXXX). Please allow 3-5 days for the funds to reach the Town of Penetanguishene's bank account.

Financial Institutions

Present your tax bill at most banks/financial institutions to make a payment. Please allow 3-5 days for the funds to reach the Town of Penetanguishene's bank account.

Pre-Authorized Payment Plans

The Town of Penetanguishene offers a Pre-Authorized payment plan for Tax payments. Choose one of the three options.

OPTION 1 - Payments on Regular Due Date Under this option, the amount of the 4 installments will be deducted from your bank account on the last day of February, April, July and September or the next business day if the last day falls on a weekend.

OPTION 2 - Equal Monthly Payments for Current Taxes

Under this option, if your taxes are current, we will deduct six equal monthly payments based on your previous year's taxes and six equal monthly payments based on the current year's taxes, on the last day of each month, or the next business day if the last day falls on a weekend.

OPTION 3 - Monthly Payment of Tax Arrears

Please contact the Finance Department to discuss your particular situation. The amount of monthly payment under this option must be sufficient to clear off the arrears within a reasonable amount of time.

How To Enroll (click here to download a PAP form)

  1. Complete the PAP Application Form. (If you own more than one property in Town, please complete a separate form for each property).
  2. Attach a VOID cheque to the application form (line of credit cheques and credit cards cannot be used).
  3. Return the application form and void cheque to the Town Hall.
  4. You may cancel your authorization at any time with 30 days notice to the Finance Department. If you change bank accounts, please notify the Finance Department in writing 30 days in advance of change. We will not stop payments after the 21st of the month.

Returned Payment Fee

The municipality will charge a fee of $40.00 to the tax account to cover the processing of any returned payment.

If you have any questions regarding your tax bill, please contact the Tax Collector/Utility Billing.