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Office Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Closed for lunch from 12 noon to 1p.m.
View the Calendar for holiday hours.

Contact Information

Township of East Zorra-Tavistock
Box 100, 90 Loveys Street
Hickson ON  N0J 1L0
Phone: 519.462.2697
Fax: 519.462.2961
ezt@ezt.ca

Website Information

© 2014 Township of East Zorra-Tavistock

Township of East Zorra-Tavistock
Please arrange your tax payments before the tax due date to avoid incurring late fees. If submitting tax payments electronically or by phone, please be sure to verify that your transaction went through. Make your payments well before the deadline to leave room for error, if they occur.

Pre-Authorized Payments

This confidential and safe plan authorizes the Township of East Zorra-Tavistock to automatically withdraw funds from the bank account you designate to make tax payments.

Plans

Monthly Plan

  • PAP10 – 10 withdrawals based on yearly taxes on the 15th of each Month (January - October)

  • PAP12 - 12 withdrawals based on yearly taxes on the 15th of each month (January - December)

  • Instalment Plan – the 4 instalment amounts are withdrawn from your account on the actual due dates “ie” last business day of February, May, August and October

Instalment Plan

  • The actual tax instalments levied will be deducted from your bank account on the assigned due dates.
  • Due dates in East Zorra-Tavistock are the last business day of February, May, August and October
  • You will receive your tax bills in February and August indicating what the instalments will be and the exact due date

Who is Eligible to Enrol?

  • You must have no arrears outstanding on your tax account
  • Your latest assessment must be a full assessment
  • Your taxes are not included in your mortgage payments

How Much does this Cost?

  • There are no service charges or penalty for using the Pre-authorized Payment Plan
  • The amounts deducted are based on taxes levied only

How to Enrol

  • Complete and sign the Authorization Form available from the Application Forms page
  • Attach an unsigned, blank cheque marked “VOID”
  • Authorization forms must be returned to the Township Office in Hickson - in person, by mail, drop it in the locked drop box provided, or by fax
Tavistock CIBC
CIBC in Tavistock, ON

Due Dates

Due dates for taxes in East Zorra-Tavistock are the last business day of February, May, August and October of each year.

Late Fees

Partial payments are applied first towards the outstanding interest, then to the outstanding taxes. Penalty of 1.25% for late payment is added the first day of default, and the first day of each month thereafter. The tax collector has no authority to waive or alter a penalty and/or interest for any reason.

Payment Options

Tax Payments can be made by:

  • Cash, Cheque or Debit Payments at the Township Office in Hickson
  • Cheques can be placed in the drop box at the Township Office in Hickson
  • The Tavistock CIBC will accept Township Tax Payments. Your financial institution may accept tax payments as well, please check with your bank.
  • Online and Telephone Banking – the account number required is the ROLL NUMBER on your tax bill
  • Pre-authorized Payment Plans – either 4 payments on the due date or 10 monthly payments from January to October. Enrollment forms and additional information is available from the Township Office. The enrolment form is also available on the Application Forms page.

Don't Forget!

  • Send your tax bill with your payment to: Township of East Zorra-Tavistock, PO Box 100, Hickson ON  N0J 1L0
  • We will receipt your bill and return it to you
  • Make cheque(s) payable to Township of East Zorra-Tavistock
  • Cheques dated for due date or earlier are accepted
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