Fact Sheet - 2019 Assessment Roll Return

  • MPAC delivers an assessment roll annually to municipalities and the Province of Ontario to support the calculation of property and education taxes.
  • While 2019 is not a province-wide Assessment Update year, MPAC reviews properties and updates property information regularly to return an accurate assessment roll each year.
  • In November, MPAC mailed more than 800,000 Property Assessments Notices to property owners reflecting changes in assessment that have taken place over the last year.

Assessment Roll

  • Total number of properties on the Assessment Roll: 5,360,528
  • Total Current Value Assessment: $2.96 trillion

New Assessment

  • In 2019, MPAC captured $37.05 billion in new assessment
  • New assessment refers to new construction and/or additions to existing property that have been recently completed and assessed during the year.

Assessment summary by property type:

Property type

Number of properties

Total value

Residential

4,833,059

2,125.53B

Farm

222,043

139.09B

Commercial

161,956

319.83B

Industrial

79,358

114.91B

Special/Exempt

47,317

144.92B

Multi-Residential

16,795

119.17B

Breakdown of changes triggering a Property Assessment Notice:*

  • Ownership change - 378,631
  • School support - 280,906
  • Mailing address - 245,147
  • Property value - 183,643
  • Tax apportionment - 165,734

*Properties may have more than one change triggering a Property Assessment Notice.

Requests for Reconsideration:

  • If a property owner is concerned with their property’s assessment, MPAC will review it free of charge through a Request for Reconsideration (RfR)
  • From January 1 to October 31, 2019, MPAC completed a total of 15,002 RfRs. This reflects:
    • 9,646 residential
    • 1,487 farm
    • 3,580 business
    • 289 other
  • The total number of RfRs represents 0.28% of Ontario’s more than 5 million properties

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