Residential Taxes

Our average residential tax increases remain one of the lowest in Ontario, with a five year average increase of only 1.5%. The 2013 increase of 1.9% was the second lowest in the province – lower than Toronto, Halton, Ottawa and Waterloo Region.

The City of Hamilton over the past four years has had the lowest tax increase in the Golden Horseshoe and the third lowest in the province of Ontario.

Average Municipal Residential Tax Impacts Chart, compares 2011, 2012 and 2013Municipal Comparison 2013: Average Residential Total Tax Impacts

Annual City-wide Residential Tax Impacts - includes budget, reassessment, area-rating, education and tax policies.