Do you know where your tax dollars go?
GROWING STRONGER TOGETHER
Your 2016 County Tax Dollars Explained
(For every $200,000 of assessed property value from MPAC*)
Your annual tax bill issued by your local municipality (city, town or township) includes costs for services provided by the County of Oxford, your local municipality, and your local school board.
No matter where you live in Oxford County, the tax rate you pay for county services is the same. In 2016, a residential home valued at $200,000 by MPAC will pay about $69 a month – or $833 for the year – to maintain Oxford’s roads, waste facilities, emergency ambulance, public health services, social services, provincial court, municipal planning, long-term care at Woodingford Lodge, the County library system** and more.
In Oxford County, many of our residents have water and/or wastewater services. Unlike other county services, these services do not receive revenues from property taxation and are fully funded by area specific user rates.
To learn more about Oxford County services visit www.oxfordcounty.ca
For every $200,000 of assessed property value
Residential County Tax
How your Residential Property Taxes are Spent
Taxes by Property Class (excludes local municipal taxes)
The 2015 Annual report is online at www.oxfordcounty.ca featuring:
- Your County Council
- Information about programs and services
- Facts and stats
- How your dollars are spent
- Key achievements in 2015
- Audited financial statements
Making a Difference
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The County of Oxford is a two-tiered, partnership-oriented municipal government formed by eight area municipalities: Blandford-Blenheim, East Zorra-Tavistock, Ingersoll, Norwich, South-West Oxford, Tillsonburg, Woodstock and Zorra.
* Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
** County Library tax is not applied in Woodstock because Woodstock Public Library is not a part of the Oxford County Library system.
† Includes County Council, CAO’s Office, Tourism, Human Resources, Facilities, Corporate Services (including Provincial Offences Court) and General
‡ Education tax rates are set by the Province of Ontario
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