The majority of operating finances collected by the Town of Marathon are dependent upon the annual taxes levied on its property owners. These funds are applied towards the administration of all municipal departments for the provision of many essential services: police and fire protection, road maintenance, sewage and drainage, parks and recreation, economic development and tourism.

2023 Tax Rates

Property owners may apply to the Treasurer for cancellation, reduction or refund on all or part of taxes levied. Requirements are governed by legislation as described under Sections 357 and 358 of the Municipal Act. Applications under Section 357 must be received by February 28th of the year following the year in respect of which the application is made. Applications under Section 358 must be received between March 1st and December 31st of a year and may apply to taxes levied in one or both of the two years preceding the year in which the application is made. Section 358 applies only to overcharges caused by gross or manifest error in the preparation of the assessment roll that is clerical or factual in nature. It does not apply to errors in judgment in assessing the property

S357 Application Form

Payment Due Dates

The Town of Marathon issues property tax bills twice per year.

Due dates are scheduled for:


  • March last business day of the month


  • October last business day of the month

Payment Options

In person

You can pay in person at Town Hall, 4 Helmo Dr, during normal business hours. We accept payment by cheque, cash, or debit ONLY.

Drop box

You can drop off cheques in the afterhours drop box at the front door of Town Hall, 4 Helmo Dr. Please bring the detachable portion of your bill.

Please place your cheque in a sealed envelope with ‘property tax written on it. Do not place cash in the drop box.

Bank or trust company

You can pay at your bank or trust company at the teller or through an ATM. You are responsible to pay any of their service charges. Please take the entire bill with you.


You may mail your cheque to:

Town of Marathon
PO Bag “TM”
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0

Please include the detachable portion of the bill.

For any questions about your assessment, please contact MPAC toll-free at 1-866-296-6722 or visit The Town of Marathon calculates tax bills from assessment information supplied by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) as provided for under the Ontario Municipal Act and Regulations.

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