Tax rates

The tax rates for the Town and Region are based on the budgets approved by their respective councils. The province is responsible for establishing the tax rates for educational purposes.

The 2022 final tax rates for all levying bodies are detailed in the table below:

2022 Final Tax Rates
Tax Class DescriptionTax ClassTownTown -
Sewers
Region*

Education

Total

Residential  RT .00287793 .00128824 .00648166 .00153000 .01217783
Multi-Residential MT .00566952 .00253783 .01276887 .00153000 .02250622
Commercial CT, CH, GT, ST, XT, YT, ZT .00499292 .00223497 .01124503 .00880000 .02727292
Commercial - Excess/Vacant CU, CX, SU, XU .00424398 .00189972 .00955828 .00880000 .02450198
Industrial IT, IH, LT .00756896 .00338807 .01704677 .00880000 .03680380
Industrial - Excess/Vacant IU, IX, LU .00643361 .00287986 .01448975 .00880000 .03260322
Pipelines PT .00489852 .00219271 .01103243 .00880000 .02692366
Farm/Managed Forests FT, TT .00071948 .00032206 .00162042 .00038250 .00304446

* Includes waste management charge

Example calculation

The tax rates for all classes of property are calculated as a "multiplier" of the residential tax rate based on the tax ratios approved by council.
Example: Residential property valued at $100,000 x tax rate (.01217783) = $1,217 a year in property taxes  

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