Sarnia Property Tax Calculator 2020

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Sarnia 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 Sarnia 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
$7,5647.56k
2020 Residential Property Tax Rate
1.512801 %

2020   Tax Rates for Cities Near Sarnia

City Final Tax rate
Windsor1.775679 %
London1.348259 %
St. Thomas1.548670 %
Stratford1.350832 %

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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 Sarnia from 2018 to 2020
YearMunicipal RateEducational RateFinal Tax Rate
2020Not Available0.153000%1.512801%
2019Not Available0.161000%1.518187%
2018 Not Available0.170000%1.525523%
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City of Sarnia

The City of Sarnia is located south of Lake Huron in the County of Lambton and is home to over 71K residents. Sarnia real estate prices increased by 4% from April 2019 to April 2020. Sarnia real estate sales volume decreased by 41% during this same period.
Sarnia at a Glance
ProvinceOntario
Settled Year1830s
Established Year1856
Incorporated Year1914
Population71,594
City Area164.85 km 2 (63.65 sq mi)
Official WebsiteSarnia Official Website
Official Phone Number519-332-0330x3131

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 Sarnia's final property tax rate.

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

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.