Burlington Property Tax Calculator 2020

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Burlington property tax is based on the assessed value of your home. Every four years, the Municipal Assessment Corporation (MPAC) conducts an evaluation of properties all over Ontario and submits assessed values for each of them. This assessed value can differ significantly from the market value of your property. Your final property tax amount is calculated by multiplying the Burlington final property tax rate for the year by the MCAP property assessed value.

You can calculate your property tax using either your home's MCAP assessed value or your home's most recent market price. Just enter the price and type of your property, and we will give you an instant property tax estimate.

MCAP Assessed Value of the Property
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2020 Property Tax Value
$3,8033.80k
2020 Residential Property Tax Rate
0.760563 %

2020   Tax Rates for Cities Near Burlington

City Final Tax rate
Hamilton1.189000 %
Oakville0.709970 %
Milton0.668702 %
Mississauga0.785962 %

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Property Tax in Ontario

Property tax is a tax based on the assessed value of a property. If you own a property or parcel of land, you will have to pay property tax. It is used to pay for city services such as police, the fire department, and public transit as well as elementary and secondary education.

There are two main parts to a property tax:

  • A municipal tax that depends on the municipality of the property
  • An education tax that is the same throughout Ontario.

Some cities may add additional taxes. For example, the City of Toronto has a City Building Fund Levy that is used for public transit and housing projects in the city.

Property tax rates also depend on the type of property. Common major categories are Residential, Multi-Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Farmland. Almost all homes will apply under Residential property tax rates.

Residential Property Tax Rate for Burlington from 2018 to 2020
YearMunicipal RateEducational RateFinal Tax Rate
2020Not Available0.153000%0.760563%
2019Not Available0.161000%0.783768%
2018 Not Available0.170000%0.815189%
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City of Burlington

The City of Burlington is located northwest of Lake Ontario in the Regional Municipality of Halton and is home to over 183K residents. Burlington real estate prices have increased by 13% from November 2019 to November 2020 and the average price of a house in Burlington is $928K.
Burlington at a Glance
ProvinceOntario
Settled Year1798
Established Year1874
Incorporated Year1974
Population183,314
City Area185.66 km 2 (71.68 sq mi)
Official WebsiteBurlington Official Website
Official Phone Number905-335-7777
Official E-mailcity@burlington.ca

Property Taxes in Ontario for a $500K MCAP Assessed Value Home*

Property Taxes in Ontario for a $500K MCAP Assessed Value Home

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Assessed Value of a Property

Property value assessments in Ontario are conducted every four years by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). They conduct assessments for all types of property in Ontario ranging from residential properties to farms to commercial properties. For residential properties, they use a number of factors, including market price, to determine the assessed value of a property. While they release overviews of their valuation guidelines, there is no transparency in the assessment of a specific property.

Homeowners may find that the assessed value of their property differs significantly from its market price. There is also no way to retrieve and compare the assessed value of other properties.

Property Taxes in Ontario for a $500K Fair Market Value Detached Home*

Property Taxes in Ontario for a $500K Fair Market Value Detached Home

How We Calculate Your Property Tax

If you entered your home's MCAP assessed value, we calculate your property tax by multipling your assessed value by Burlington's final property tax rate.

If you entered your home's market value, we use our analysis of properties in Burlington to determine your home's assessed value using it's market price and property type.

Burlington Property Tax vs Asking Price
This calculator is provided for general information purposes only. This calculation may not include any special charges, levies or fees. Results are approximations only. For official and the most up-to-date information, please see your property tax bill or contact the relevant taxation authority of your region.