Property Tax Certificates are legal and binding documents issued pursuant to real estate legislation. A certificate reflects the current assessed owner, location and description of the real property, property account number, current levy, if a tax sale has occurred within the last 30 days, account balance and the issuance date of the certificate.
Tax certificates are easy to obtain. If you require a tax certificate for a property in Canada refer to the subsection herein for the province in which the property is located. In most cases a tax certificate can be obtained in the same day it is ordered. The tax certificate will be provided to you in the form of a pdf document by email.