Municipal Taxes

2022 Tax Payments

1st installment: March 15, 2022

2nd installment: May 13, 2022

3rd installment: August 12, 2022

See tax rates for the current year and prior years.

Duties on Transfers of Immovables

Here are the main characteristics of this source of revenue commonly called the "welcome tax" that a municipality must collect under provincial law:

  • It is imposed on the purchaser for each real estate transaction based on the standardized value or sale price of the property. The amount of this fee is specified by the notary at the time of the transaction.
  • The provincial law and By-law number 292 establish the following rates
    • 0.5% of the value of the transaction up to $55,200;
    • 1% of the value of the transaction for the portion exceeding $55,200 to a maximum of $276,200;
    • 1.5% of the value of the transaction for the portion exceeding $276,500 up to $500,000;
    • 3.0% of the transaction value in excess of $500,000.