Here, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions about property taxes in Kitchener. If you have a question not answered on this page, send us an email or call us at 519-741-2450.

On this page:

  1. Book an appointment
  2. How do I pay my taxes?
  3. What are the current property tax rates?
  4. What do I do if I’m buying or selling a house?
  5. When are taxes due?

Book an appointment

City Hall is open for in-person services. If you want to plan your visit and reduce waiting times, please book an appointment:

Many services are also available online or by phone.


How do I pay my taxes?

You can pay your taxes using pre-authorized payments, online banking, by mail, in person and more. Learn more on our paying your taxes page.


What are the current property tax rates?

Visit our understanding your property taxes page to find the current rates.


What do I do if I’m buying or selling a house?

If you’re buying or selling your home, please send us an email or call 519-741-2450 with this information:

  • property address and roll number
  • legal closing date
  • full legal names of all those on title
  • contact information including home, business and cell numbers
  • mailing instructions
  • name of the lawyer acting on your behalf

When are taxes due?

Residential property taxes are due on the first business days of March, May, July and September.

Commercial, industrial and multi-residential taxes are normally due the first business days of March, May, September and October.