Property Taxes, Area Rates and Sewer

Tax Rates and Area Rates

pubnico lightThe Municipality of Argyle sends property tax bills to all property owners once a year. Tax bills are sent out the first week in June and are due July 31. The interest rate is calculated at 1.33% at the end of each month thereafter.

  • 2018/19 Residential tax rate is $1.07 per $100 of assessed value
  • 2018/19 Commercial tax rate is $2.25 per $100 of assessed value

Additional to the above tax rate, is the area rate.

The following communities have an area rate for 2018/2019 as follows:

  • West Pubnico, Pubnico Head, Lr Argyle: .0313/$100 of assessment
  • Wedgeport and District: .07/$100 of assessment
  • SAR/Eel Brook: .075/$100 of assessment
  • East Pubnico: .050/$100 of assessment
  • East Kemptville: .030/$100 of assessment
  • Quinan and District: .060/$100 of assessment
  • Lake Vaughan: .050/$100 of assessment
  • Islands and District: .07/$100 of assessment

The tax calculation is based on the assessed value of the property multiplied by the applicable tax rate and the applicable area rate.

Example of Residential Tax Calculation for 2018/2019:
Assessed Value of Property located in Wedgeport: $75,500

$1.07 x $75,500/100 = $ 807.85 Residential Taxes
$0.07 x $75,500/100 = $ 52.85 Wedgeport area rate

Total Taxes = $ 860.70

Sewer Rates

West Pubnico – Billing Information

The West Pubnico Wastewater System is billed annually with the tax invoice during the first week in June. The annual 2018/2019 operation fee is $280.00 per unit. With the upgrade to the system in 2011, users had a choice of paying the capital fee of $1,900 in full or paying a yearly fee of $211 per unit ending in 2022/2023.

Tusket – Billing Information

The Tusket Wastewater System is billed annually with the tax invoice during the first week in June.  The annual 2018/2019 operation fee is $255.   The Tusket Wastewater System was built in 2005.  Users had a choice of paying the capital fee of $2,500 in full or paying a yearly fee for 20 years.  The yearly capital fee for 2018/2019 is $213.84.

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