John Tory announces 60-day grace period for property tax, water, solid waste utility bill payments for Toronto

The grace period came into effect as of March 16

Mayor John Tory has announced a 60-day grace period for City of Toronto property tax, water, and solid waste utility bill payments for all residents and businesses in the city.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has turned people’s lives upside down overnight,” Tory wrote on Instagram. “We know families are struggling to figure out how to make ends meet while also worrying about their health and the health of their loved ones. Toronto businesses and residents need to know that we understand these are extraordinary circumstances and we are here to support them.”

The 60-day grace period began as of March 16th, which means late payment penalties will be waived for 60 days.

Read the announcement in full below.
 

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Today, we are announcing a 60-day grace period for City of Toronto property tax, water and solid waste utility bill payments for all residents and businesses. The COVID-19 pandemic has turned people's lives upside down overnight. We know families are struggling to figure out how to make ends meet while also worrying about their health and the health of their loved ones. Toronto businesses and residents need to know that we understand these are extraordinary circumstances and we are here to support them. The immediate grace period announced today will give people relief as we all work to rebuild the economy. We will continue to find ways to offer extraordinary help in these extraordinary circumstances. #covid_19

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