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Please note that since December 1, 2021, the Finance Department is closed between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. (like the rest of the Town Hall).

As part of the response to the Omicron variant and following the provincial government's announcement regarding Ontario temporarily moving into Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen with modifications, you can access Town Hall by appointment only. Please consult the 'Contact the Town of Hawkesbury' page under the 'Town Hall' tab of the main menu for the contact details of the person you are looking for.

The Finance Department is primarily responsible for managing all the financial transactions and accounting issues for all municipal departments and ensures that all financial resources and assets are coordinated and conducted cost-effectively for its efficient operation.

The Treasurer and his team oversees all of the municipality’s financial matters. Following decisions and policies set by Council, our responsibilities is to prepare and monitor the annual budget; to prepare and record accounting information; to review the procurements; to administer tax collection, water, sewer and garbage billings; to manage the municipal debt, the banking arrangements as well as long and short term investments; and loans.

How to avoid late payment charges?

Canada Post has a policy that mail will not be delivered unless it has the correct postal address. Therefore, please notify us of any changes, including your postal box number, for your property taxes and/or water/sewer/garbage account.

If you have not received your property tax bills or your quarterly user fee billings for the current year, please contact us at 613-632-0106.

Property taxes:

There are two tax bills per year, for a total of 4 installments:

  • the Interim Billing is payable in two installments; at the end of March and end of June;
  • the Final Billing is payable in two installments; at the end of September and end of November.

Water/Sewer/Garbage Service Fees:

There are four billings per year:

  • due dates are set on the last work day in the months of: January, April, July and October;
  • each invoice has three months of consumption;
  • each invoice also includes a flat fee for water, flat fee for sewer and a flat fee for garbage.

Methods of payments available are:

Payments can be made as follow:

  • Municipal Office, Door 3 (previously Door B as indicated on your documents) at 600 Higginson Street. After hours, you may deposit your envelope in our dropbox.
  • Internet 1
    • in the category Tax, select Hawkesbury Taxes and enter the15 digits of your roll number;
    • in the category Utility, select Hawkesbury Water and enter the 18 digits of the account number.
  • At your financial institution 1
  • Paymentus (Secure online payment)
    • Pay your bill in 3 easy steps without registering. All you need is your account number from your paper bill.

      Payments made prior to midnight will be posted to your account next day. Payments made after midnight will be posted within 48 hours. For each payment, you will receive a confirmation number for your records.
    • Please follow this link: https://ipn.paymentus.com/cp/hawk?lang=en

Pre-authorized debit plan:

  • A pre-authorized payment method is also available. If you are interested, simply fill out the following form pdfPRE-AUTHORIZED_DEBIT_-_FORM.pdf62.49 KB, include a copy of a void cheque and return it to the Town of Hawkesbury at .  If you have any questions or for further details, please contact the municipality at (613) 632-0106.

Postdated cheque:

  • Please make your payment to the order of the Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury

1 Note: When choosing to make a payment through the internet or directly at your financial institution, please ensure that the municipality receives your payment before or by the due date to avoid late penalty fees. We recommend that you make your payment a minimum of 4 or 5 working days before the due date.