Treasury

 

Managing the Financial Affairs of the Township

Treasury is responsible for all accounting services for the corporation including the collection of property taxes, the payment of bills for all department purchases of good and services, payroll and personnel records, invoicing and collection of general fees.

In addition, Treasury manages the cash and investments of the Township. This includes the general bank accounts as well as funds of the Financial Reserves.

It is generally Treasury staff that serves you at the counter in the Township Offices when you are paying taxes or other fees.

The lower tier municipalities, such as the Township of Muskoka Lakes, collect all property taxes due from each property owner. This includes those taxes payable for the District of Muskoka and for the four school authorities serving our residents. The Township retains only a small portion of the total property taxes paid by the property owner for the provision of Township services.

The Ontario Municipal Act and other legislation govern the activities of Treasury as well as a variety of policies established and approved by Township Council.

Treasury forms have been saved in a PDF format.

                                                                                                                                                         

Changes to Tax Installments

 

Utilizing Investing in Ontario funding, Muskoka Lakes has upgraded and implemented a new financial and work order software program. This program has greatly enhanced financial reporting and upon completion will aid with asset management plans and future management reporting.
 
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