Hamilton Community Wellness Indicators - Other

Taxes - Penalty and Interest

The total dollar amount invoiced in penalty and interest charges for the month for taxpayers in tax arrears with the City.

In summary: Monthly penalty and interest tax charges for December 2017 decreased by 9.6% versus November 2017 and decreased by 15.6% versus December 2016.

Source: City of Hamilton
Note: Council approved an interest rate increase from 12% to 15% effective July 1, 2013.

 

News Headlines

A brief list of media headlines to include “good and bad news” for the City of Hamilton, compiled by the City of Hamilton Economic Development Department.

Water, sewer and stormwater revenue

Dollar amount invoiced by the City for water, wastewater and stormwater services provided.

In summary: Water/Wastewater/Stormwater revenue for December 2017 ($14.5 million) decreased by 14.8% over November 2017 but increased by 3.7% over December 2016.

Source: City of Hamilton (Billings Statistics)

 

Transit revenue

Dollar amount received by City Transit (Hamilton Street Railway) for cash, ticket and pass fares.

In summary: Transit revenue for December 2017 ($3.5 million) decreased by 6.9% versus 'November 2017 but increased by 1.5% versus December 2016.  

Source: City of Hamilton