Taxes & Assessment

Phone: (705) 360-2633

The Financial Services Department is responsible for handling the financial affairs of the municipality and ensuring the overall financial well being of the City of Timmins. To achieve these goals, the department operates within policies and guidelines as set out by Federal/Provincial governments and Council.

Generally speaking, the duties of the Financial Services Department are as follows:

  • Budget preparation, coordination and review
  • Property tax billing and collection, including tax registration, where required
  • Utility billing and collection
  • General accounts receivables, billing and collection
  • Centralized payroll, accounts payable and purchasing for all departments
  • Supervision of accounting and internal control for all departments
  • Financial reporting and report preparation for Senior levels of Government as well as internal financial reporting, as required
  • Subsidy preparation for all departments including liaison with Federal and Provincial Ministries
  • Coordination of all audit functions
  • Custodian of all financial assets of the Corporation
  • Risk management and insurance services for the City

The Financial Services Department is made up of three divisions:

  • Tax and water collection division
  • Accounting division
  • Purchasing division

Useful By-Laws

Tax & Water Forms

File icon Application for Property Tax Rebate – Charities (17.4 KiB)
Applicable to registered charities in leased or rented premises.

File icon Application for Rebate of Property Taxes (113.6 KiB)
Vacancies in Commercial & Industrial. Applies to vacancies in commercial and industrial buildings.

File icon Elderly Property Tax Assistance Credit Application Form (fillable) (640.5 KiB)

File icon List of Approved Contractors-Water and Sewer (44.2 KiB)

File icon List of Approved Water & Sewer Work Contractors (23.0 KiB)

File icon Management, Maintenance and Regulation of Waterworks (363.2 KiB)

File icon Property Tax Pre-Authorized Payment Enrollment (100.8 KiB)
Effective January, 2008

File icon Water and Sewer Pre-authorized Payment Enrollment (95.2 KiB)