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Tax Certificates

Tax Certificates provide information regarding yearly tax amounts levied, tax payment information and penalties accrued (if applicable). They also outline any outstanding balances.

Important information

  • Tax Certificates are used primarily during the sale/purchase of a property or for refinancing.
  • Tax Certificates are issued upon requests for tax information made by solicitors, owners, financial institutions or mortgage holders.
  • A letter of request for a Tax Certificate is required together with the applicable fee. A cheque for the applied fee must be made payable to the Town of Amherstburg. Our User Fee Guide for 2016 is pending approval; we thank you for your patience.
  • The Tax Certificate Request Form must include the name of the current property owner(s), name, address, telephone and fax number of law firm or financial institution, property address, legal description, and tax roll number.
  • All requests will be processed upon payment. A Rush Certificate will be issued via fax within in 24 hours of receiving payment. Regular Certificate will be processed and mailed out within 2 business days.
  • Verbal tax confirmation of all certificates is provided for a period of 3 months from the date of issue. Information after that time frame will only be available if another certificate is requested.