Pay Your Tax Bill
You can pay your property tax bill at Tom Davies Square or take advantage of many other convenient options available to you.
Pay at the bank
- Pay your property tax at most banks, trust companies, credit unions and Caisses Populaires.
Pay by mail
- Make cheques payable to the City of Greater Sudbury.
- Write your property tax roll number on the front of your cheque and include your property tax bill instalment stubs.
- We accept postdated cheques, but make sure the date matches the due date on your tax bill.
- Cheques dated past the due date will be cashed and a late charge will apply.
- Cheques returned for insufficient funds (NSF) need to be replaced and are subject to a $46 NSF fee in addition to late charges (if applicable).
- Do not send cash through the mail.
Send your cheque, or postdated cheques for each instalment, to:
City of Greater Sudbury Tax Department
PO Box 5555, Station A
Pay in person
- At your nearest Citizen Service Centre
- At the tax department located at Tom Davies Square, 200 Brady St., Sudbury, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Pay by phone or online
- Pay over the phone or online by registering with your bank or financial institution for telephone or online banking.
- When asked for an account number, enter your property roll number (found on your tax bill). Do not include 5307 in the 15 digit field, it is an identifier for the City of Greater Sudbury and is not needed to identify your personal property tax account.
Pay with your mortgage
Pay your property tax as part of your monthly mortgage instalment. Speak to your mortgage company to arrange this.
Pre-Authorized Payment Plan
Pay your tax bill by enrolling in a pre-authorized payment plan with the City where tax payments are automatically withdrawn from your bank account. You can choose one of the following:
- 12-month plan for automatic withdrawals each month from January to December. You can choose to have payments withdrawn on either the first banking day of the month or the 15 of the month.
- Four instalments each year, usually once each in March, April, June and July.
If you choose 12-month automatic withdrawals, you will be notified in writing of the amount to be withdrawn from your account each month either by letter or as part of your final property tax bill.
How to sign up
- Fill out an online pre-authorized tax payment plan application form (PDF, 263 KB)
- Submit it to the tax department by fax, mail or email.
- Forms are also available at your nearest Citizen Service Centre or by contacting the tax department.
How to change your banking information
If you need to change your banking information while you’re enrolled in a pre-authorized payment plan you will need to:
- Submit written information to the tax department 15 days before the next scheduled withdrawal.
- Include your name, the property address, mailing address (if different from property address), phone number and start date of new account.
How to cancel your Pre-Authorized Payment Plan
You must submit written authorization to cancel your pre-authorized payment plan 15 days before the next withdrawal date to allow time to cancel your next payment.
Get an Official Tax Receipt
The tax department will provide an official receipt for property taxes paid for the current tax year, upon request.
- There is a $13.50 fee for receipts.
- If you have paid your property tax by cheque, your cheque is your receipt.
- For all other payment types, please refer to your final property tax bill or contact the tax department for your official receipt.