2022/2023 Tax Rates For All Nova Scotia Municipalities

The various agencies of Nova Scotia do a commendable job of publishing information online for residents to access. The problem is, it’s often not presented well. We’ve waded through obscure apps, bizarre data viewers, and cumbersome data tables to find and surface what most people are looking for in a simple format. 

To that end, here’s your tax rate bud.

Source: data. novascotia.ca 

We’ve also compiled a full list of Nova Scotia municipal land use bylaws and zoning maps. Also, if tax rates are on your mind, you may be interested in our take on Nova Scotia property assessments. And of course, be sure to check out our comprehensive Buyer’s Guide: How to Buy Land in Nova Scotia.

 

Area Area Type Residential Tax Rate
Commercial Tax Rate
Cape Breton Tax Rates
Cape Breton MUN – Suburban Cape Breton Regional 1.58958 4.61636
CITY OF SYDNEY Cape Breton Regional 2.19058 5.21936
DOMINION Cape Breton Regional 1.99058 4.96536
GLACE BAY Cape Breton Regional 2.01858 4.96536
LOUISBOURG Cape Breton Regional 1.94058 5.02136
NEW WATERFORD Cape Breton Regional 2.00458 4.98836
NORTH SYDNEY Cape Breton Regional 2.03058 5.00436
SYDNEY MINES Cape Breton Regional 1.91558 4.88936
Halifax Region Tax Rates
BEDFORD Halifax Regional 1.154 3.53
COUNTY RURAL Halifax Regional 1.01 3.137
COUNTY SUBURBAN Halifax Regional 1.121 3.53
COUNTY URBAN Halifax Regional 1.154 3.53
DARTMOUTH Halifax Regional 1.154 3.53
HALIFAX Halifax Regional 1.154 3.53
Queens Region Municipal Tax Rates
LIVERPOOL Region of Queens 1.93 3
QUEENS COUNTY Region of Queens 1.04 2.14
West Hants Municipal Tax Rates
WEST HANTS West Hants Regional Municipality 1.0223 1.78
WINDSOR West Hants Regional Municipality 1.87 3.85
HANTSPORT West Hants Regional Municipality 1.65 3.75
All Other Nova Scotia Municipal Tax Rates
ANNAPOLIS Rural Municipality 1.025 1.8
ANTIGONISH Rural Municipality 0.88 1.44
ARGYLE Rural Municipality 1.11 2.29
BARRINGTON Rural Municipality 1.07 2.56
CHESTER Rural Municipality 0.705 1.53
CLARE Rural Municipality 1.04 2.07
COLCHESTER Rural Municipality 0.885 2.28
CUMBERLAND Rural Municipality 1.17 2.76
DIGBY Rural Municipality 1.3 1.85
EAST HANTS Rural Municipality 0.85 2.6
GUYSBOROUGH Rural Municipality 0.77 2.74
INVERNESS Rural Municipality 1.05 1.91
KINGS Rural Municipality 0.853 2.287
LUNENBURG Rural Municipality 0.81 1.957
PICTOU Rural Municipality 0.815 1.825
RICHMOND Rural Municipality 0.85 2.15
SHELBURNE Rural Municipality 1.26 1.82
ST. MARY’S Rural Municipality 0.95 2.26
VICTORIA Rural Municipality 1.22 2.12
YARMOUTH Rural Municipality 1.18 2.17
Tax Rates for Nova Scotia Towns
AMHERST Town 1.67 4.47
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL Town 1.7 3.2
ANTIGONISH Town 1.11 2.63
BERWICK Town 1.588 3.9
BRIDGEWATER Town 1.75 3.97
CLARK’S HARBOUR Town 1.68 5.58
DIGBY Town 1.86 4.15
KENTVILLE Town 1.4262 3.2962
LOCKEPORT Town 2.4 5.41
LUNENBURG Town 1.376 3.358
MAHONE BAY Town 1.282 3.222
NEW GLASGOW Town 1.84 4.45
MIDDLETON Town 1.81 4.29
MULGRAVE Town 1.2375 4.5257
OXFORD Town 1.7874 4.2804
PICTOU Town 1.69 4.34
PORT HAWKESBURY Town 1.58 4.16
SHELBURNE Town 2.03 3.88
STELLARTON Town 1.82 4.15
STEWIACKE Town 1.615 3.45
TRENTON Town 2.04 4.1
TRURO Town 1.9025 4.5475
WESTVILLE Town 2.08 3.69
WOLFVILLE Town 1.4575 3.575
YARMOUTH Town 1.69 4.31

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