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Taxes

At the beginning of each year, the City mails taxes invoices to taxpayers’ civic addresses.

To pay your tax bill, the City of Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures offers an interest-free, three-instalment formula:

Payment calendar

First payment Marsh 1st
Second payment June 1st
Third payment October 2nd

Methods of Payment

Online payment or through your financial institution

You can pay your tax bill using the automated services of participating financial institutions (telephone, Internet or banking machine). Please allow a delay of two (2) to five (5) working days for processing and the receipt of your payment by the City. Ensure the proper entry of your 18-digit number in your electronic payment file. 

Participating financial institutions:

Royal Bank
Bank of Montréal
National Bank
Scotia Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada
Caisse populaire Desjardins
TD Canada Trust *New*

Payment by Cheque
You can also pay by cheque sent by mail. Simply detach each of the payment coupons and mail them, along with your cheques.

Cash and debit payments may be made at city hall

Tax rates

Residential, Water, Sewer system, Waste material, Serviced vacant lot, Commercial, Industrial

Municipal Taxes

Only one tax bill is sent by the City, even in the event of a change of ownership.

Tax Details

To foster transparency and make life easier for citizens, the City allows them to consult their municipal tax bills online.

Property tax transfer (“Bienvenue Tax”)

The Act respecting duties on transfers of immovables (R.S.Q., c. D-15.1) obliges municipalities to collect duties on the transfer of any immovable located within its territory, calculated on the basis of the municipal evaluation or the sale price, according to the following rates:

0.5%
on that part of the basis of imposition which does not exceed $50,400
1%
on that part of the basis of imposition which do not exceed $251 800
1.5%
on that part of the basis of imposition which do not exceed $1,000,000
2%
on that part of the basis of imposition which do not exceeds $2,000,000

2.5%
on that part of the basis of imposition which exceeds $2,000,000

 

The basis of imposition for transfer duties shall be the greatest of the following amounts:

  • the amount of the consideration furnished for the transfer of the immovable;
  • the amount of the consideration stipulated for the transfer of the immovable;
  • the amount of the market value of the immovable at the time of its transfer.

 

*Exonerations may apply.