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Property value assessment and tax calculation information

Online services will be down for updates from September 25 at 8 a.m. to September 28 at 10 a.m. During this time you won’t be able to access your online property tax account.

You can view assessment and tax information for properties in Mississauga online. Search for a property by address or roll number. A tax PIN is not required.

Information related to capping, business improvement area charges and locals improvement levies is not included.

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You can also see property descriptions, owners, mailing address and value of a property in the City’s Property Assessment Rolls at the City Clerk’s Office at 300 City Centre Drive from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

If you own property in Mississauga, you can get information about your property tax in person from the Tax Office, 4th floor, 300 City Centre Drive from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

How your property value is assessed

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) assesses the value of your residential or business property. You can get more information on how they assess your property’s value at mpac.ca.

Assessment values are currently based on a January 1, 2016 value. If the assessment value for your property increases from the previous valuation, this increase is phased-in equally over the next four years.

For example, if your property value increases by a total of $100, then the Current Value Assessment (CVA) will increase $25 each year in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

How your taxes are calculated

The City of Mississauga determines your property tax based on the property value assessment provided by MPAC.

The City collects property taxes for the City of Mississauga, Region of Peel, and the Province of Ontario (for education).

Annually, the City and Region set a budget for services and infrastructure. Property taxes fund approximately 50 to 60% of the City’s and Region’s budget.

A tax rate is calculated to raise the funds identified in the budget on a city-wide basis.

The Province sets the education tax rate for all properties. The residential education tax rate is the same province-wide.

We’re not able to have different residential rates for each ward or for individual properties. We’re also not able to adjust tax rates for municipal or education services that an individual property or taxpayer does not use.

Appeal assessment of property value

If you disagree with MPAC’s classification or assessment of your property, please contact MPAC directly at 1-866-296-MPAC (6722) with a Request for Reconsideration (RFR).

Businesses can appeal to the Assessment Review Board (ARB); an independent tribunal of the Province of Ontario without making a Request for Reconsideration.

The deadline to appeal can be found on the Property Assessment Notice you received from MPAC.

Adjusting your tax account

The City can only adjust your property tax account after receiving notification of a decision from MPAC or the ARB for any change in the value of your property.

To avoid any penalty or interest charges, we recommend that you continue to pay your taxes while your appeal is being assessed by MPAC or the ARB.

If you are selling your property while your appeal is under consideration, make sure your lawyer provides for the adjustment of any taxes after the closing date.