The Town collects property taxes for the Region of Durham, the Province (education) and the Town of Ajax in accordance with Town bylaws and policies. See an interactive example of how your Taxes are divided within the Town, the Region and Province by visiting the Tax Calculator.

Town taxes provide local services such as road maintenance, fire and emergency services, libraries and recreation programs.

There are multiple methods of payment

Current due dates

The 2019 Interim Residential Tax Bill is due in two instalments:

  • February 22, 2019
  • April 26, 2019
  • Bills are mailed in late January

The 2019 Final Residential Tax Bill is due in two instalments:

  • June 28, 2019
  • September 27, 2019
  • Bills are mailed in late May

Business property taxes

Information for Commercial and Industrial property owners is available on the Taxes for Business page

Property assessments and appeals (MPAC)

Property assessment is the responsibility of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). To appeal your property assessment, or if you have any questions about your assessment, please contact MPAC at 1-866-296-6722.

You can also look up basic property information and assessed values for other properties of your choice by visiting

Senior homeowners property tax grant

The Senior Homeowners' Property Tax Grant is an annual amount offered by the Province of Ontario to help offset property taxes for seniors with low and moderate incomes who own their own homes. 

Senior homeowners apply for the grant when they file their personal income tax return. For more information contact the Ministry of Revenue at 1-800-337-7222.

Tax rates and user fees

There are three parts to the tax rate:

  • Municipal tax rate, set by the Town of Ajax
  • Regional tax rate, set by the Region of Durham
  • Education tax rate, set by the Province of Ontario

User fees are charged for various service requests.

Learn more about tax rates and user fees

Land tax sale

There are currently no properties advertised for Land Tax Sale.