2019 Taxation & Service Fees

The tax rates for the year 2019 are as follows:

  • General Property Tax 1,065 of the $ 100 assessment
  • Quebec Surety Tax 0.085 of the $ 100 assessment
  • MRC assessment fee 0.155 of the $ 100 assessment

Waste and recycling

Pricing for the collection and treatment of residual materials and recycling is
$ 170 per unit.

Draining septic sludge

Rates for septic tank sludge collection remain at $ 60 per year for a cottage and
at $ 120 per year for permanent residence.

Fire trucks

The special tax for the borrowing by-law concerning the purchase of fire trucks remains at $ 33.86 per taxable immovable for the year 2019.

Community hall loan

The special tax for the community hall loan by-law remains at $ 13.54 per taxable building for 2019.

Rue Paris property

It is taxed and will be levied on any taxable immovable with a building charged on the property assessment roll, a special sector tax of $ 418.86 and will be levied on any taxable immovable without building entered on the assessment roll a sector tax Special $ 209.43 for the debt service of the verbalization of Paris Street.

Owners or occupants of trailers

The permit fee is $ 10 for each 30-day period that it stays there for more than 90 consecutive days, if its length does not exceed 9 meters, for each 30-day period if its length exceeds 9 meters. The permit is payable in advance to the municipality for each 30-day period. The owner or occupant of a trailer referred to above may be subject to the payment of compensation for the municipal services he receives; this compensation is established by the municipality and is payable in advance for each period of 30 days. With the consent of the owner or occupant of a trailer, the municipality may collect the amount of the permit and compensation for a period of twelve months.

Issue of tax accounts

Tax accounts are usually sent in February of each year. If you do not receive your tax account copy, we recommend that you contact the person responsible for the tax department at 819-457-2992 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Invoices over $ 300.00 are payable in three installments on March 31st, May 30th and August 14th.

Invoices can be paid to the Caisse Desjardins (automated teller machine and electronic payment), as well as to most Canadian financial institutions.

For an online payment, our organization number is PCIS 1473. The identification number your financial institution requests is made up of your matricule number. Always according to your financial institution a number of 16 or 17 characters is required.

So for the 16 characters, you register your number including the zeros. To have 17 characters you precede your registration number and the zeros by the letter F.

For any request to review the valuation of your property, please contact the evaluation department of the MRC Vallée-de-la-Gatineau at 1-877-463-3241.

Interest and penalties

In accordance with the Act respecting municipal taxation, when a payment is not made by the due date, only the amount due will become due with interest at a rate of 14.5% per annum and a penalty rate of 5%.

New owner

The Municipality of Denholm does not issue new taxes when selling a property. It is your responsibility to ensure that you obtain a copy of your tax bill from the seller. As it is also your responsibility to ensure that taxes on your property are or will be paid on the due dates.

Usually, the adjustments of municipal taxes between the seller and the buyer are made at the notary.

All new owners receive a mailing invoice (Welcome Tax) in the mail, payable within 30 days of the invoice date.

Under the Real Property Transfer Tax Act, every municipality must charge a transfer tax on any immovable situated on its territory and it is calculated on the basis of the tax base, according to the following rates:

  • 0.5% on the portion of the taxable amount that does not exceed $ 50,000
  • 1.0% on the portion of the taxable amount that exceeds $ 50,000 but does not exceed $ 250,000
  • 1.5% on the portion of the taxable amount that exceeds $ 250,000
The tax base for the transfer tax is the higher of the following amounts:
  • the amount of consideration provided for the transfer of the property;
  • the amount of the consideration stipulated for the transfer of immovable property;
  • the amount of the market value of the property at the time of transfer.