Tax bill drops
South Glengarry Township will collect just over $8.8 million from taxpayers this year in order to provide municipal services.
The township will also collect just over $10,366,000 for the United Counties of Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry and another $4.25 million in education taxes. Altogether, ratepayers will contribute $23,431,537 in property taxes. The residential and farm class will pay the lion’s share of the bill, forking out nearly $17.560 million of the grand total.
At the same time, taxes on the average residence will decrease from $1,056.56 in municipal taxes to $1,044.49, a drop of 1.14 per cent. With the lower tier, upper tier, and education taxes taken into consideration, the average residential ratepayers will see an overall .37 per cent decrease in their tax bills this year, going from $2,637.64 in 2017 to $2,627.78 in 2018. Half of the tax bills are due on Aug. 31 with the remainder being due on Oct. 31.