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Payment Options

Listed below are the various methods of payment for tax bills:

Town Hall

Please bring complete bill if making payments at our office. Town Hall hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  For your convenience a night deposit box is located to the right of the main doors off the customer parking lot of Town Hall.

Mail

Make your cheque payable to the Town of LaSalle and return by mail along with the payment stub. If separate tax rolls are not identified, payment may be allocated to one roll resulting in penalty and interest charges to other rolls not identified.

Post Dated Cheques

You may post-date your cheques to the installment due dates. Please write the property roll number on the cheques and include the payment stubs. If separate tax rolls are not identified, payment may be allocated to one roll resulting in penalty and interest charges to other rolls not identified.

If a post dated cheque is no longer required (ie. due to house sale), please notify the Town of LaSalle to pull and return / void the post dated cheque in order to prevent NSF bank fees.

Telephone/Internet Banking

Tax bills can be paid through your financial institution. Please contact your local branch for more information.

Mortgage Company

If your tax bill is paid by your mortgage company, you will receive a tax bill and your mortgage company will receive a tax listing. You will receive a final tax bill in June for your records and for income tax purposes. 

Pre-Authorized Payment Plan

There are four options available for the PAP plan:

10 Month Payment Plan (10 Monthly Payments)

Payments begin February 15 of each year and continue on the fifteenth of each month through to November 15 of each year. No payments are necessary in January and December.

The first 5 monthly payments are calculated by the Town based on the previous year's taxes and are deducted from your bank account in accordance with your authorization.

The final 5 payments are calculated on the final amount due based on approved current tax rates. You are notified by mail at the beginning of the year and in June of your monthly payment amount.

Registration for this plan must be received one month prior to your first desired deduction date.

Taxes must be up to date prior to registering in the Plan. Interest will not be calculated.

12 Month Payment Plan (12 Monthly Payments)

Payments begin January 20 of each year and continue on the twentieth of each month through to December 20 of the current year.

The first 6 monthly payments are calculated by the Town based on the previous year's taxes and are deducted from your bank account in accordance with your authorization.

The final 6 payments are calculated on the final amount due based on approved current tax rates. You are notified by mail at the beginning of the year and in June of your monthly payment amount.

Taxes must be up to date prior to registering in the Plan. Interest will not be calculated.

Due Date Plan (4 Installment Payments)

Payments are withdrawn on the regular tax due dates which fall on the last Friday for the months of February, April, June and August. Registration for this plan must be received one month prior to the due date on which you want to start with the plan.

Taxes must be up to date prior to registering in the Plan.

Budget Plan (12 Monthly Payments)

Payments are withdrawn on the 20th of each month or the next regular working day after. The payments are for 12 months of the year. Registration for this plan must be received one month prior to the first desired payment date. This plan is available for tax accounts that are in back payment for one or more years. Any outstanding overdue balance will be charged penalty at a rate of 1.25% per month and will be added to the tax account. For further details call 519-969-7770 ext 1230.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who is Eligible?

You are eligible to join the PAP Plan if your current property tax payments are up to date. If you have arrears on your account, they must be paid prior to enrolment in the Monthly or Due Date Payment Plans. If you have one or more years of arrears you are eligible for the Budget Payment Plan only.

How do I join?

Joining the plan is easy and free.

a. Complete the "Pre-Authorization Form".

b. Attach a void cheque to your completed application form and mail to:

Town of LaSalle Tax Department - PAP Application

5950 Malden Rd. LaSalle ON N9H 1S4

How do I terminate the PAP Plan?

If you wish to withdraw from the Plan, please notify the Tax Department in writing no later than seven business days prior to the due date in which payment is to stop or bank account information is to change. If the resident fails to notify the Town in advance of a PAP, no refunds will be made and the resident must go to their lawyer to have him / her make the adjustment.

The Town of LaSalle may cancel the privilege of continuing the Plan if two payments fail to be honoured in the taxation year. Any unpaid taxes due to a payment not being honoured shall be subject to penalties if overdue.

What if I move or change my bank?

Please notify the Tax Department in writing no later than seven business days prior to the due date in which payment is to occur if you move or change your bank account. The Town requires a new void cheque if you move or change bank accounts. Banking information does not automatically move from one account to another. It is the responsibility of the resident to update their records with the Tax Department.

Is the PAP Plan confidential and safe?

Yes. The Town of LaSalle's bank handles all of the payment transactions. Access to your account is limited solely to withdrawal monthly tax payment funds as authorized. Your account information is not available to the Town.

What if there's not enough money in my account on the due date?

Many banks and other financial institutions offer an overdraft protection service. This service will protect you if there are insufficient funds in your account to cover the monthly tax payment. You may wish to contact your bank to find out more about overdraft protection.

Non-sufficient funds (NSF) and other Returned Payments

A $50 service charge applies to all returned payments. Payment, including the service charge, must be paid within 10 business days to remain on this payment plan. Penalty charges also apply. Two or more returned payments can result in your account being removed from this pre-authorized payment plan.

Town Hall hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  For your convenience, a night deposit box is located to the right of the main doors off the customer parking lot of Town Hall.