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Property Tax Breakdown

Residential property tax

Do you want to know how your residential property tax dollars are being spent? Funds collected through property tax are split between the Alberta Government and The City of Calgary.

   

You can find your annual property tax on your property bill (mailed out at the end of May) shown as the "Current Taxes" line.​​​​ You can also get an estimate for your property taxes using our property tax calculator​.

Enter your residential property taxes below and get a breakdown for how they are used.


Tax Bill Sample

My 2020 residential property tax

Service name Percentage (%) Tax amount Breakdown
Property Tax to the Province
36.75% 0 dollars and
The tax breakdown table
Service name Percentage (%) Tax amount Breakdown
Bylaws and Public Safety 23.53% 0 dollars and
Police Services
13.93% 0 dollars and
Fire & Emergency Response
7.61% 0 dollars and
Calgary 9-1-1
1.15% 0 dollars and
Bylaw Education and Compliance
0.39% 0 dollars and
Fire Inspection & Enforcement
0.24% 0 dollars and
Emergency Management & Business Continuity
0.17% 0 dollars and
Fire Safety Education
0.04% 0 dollars and
Transportation 16.43% 0 dollars and
Public Transit
8.54% 0 dollars and
Streets
4.59% 0 dollars and
Sidewalks & Pathways
1.86% 0 dollars and
Specialized Transit
1.42% 0 dollars and
Taxi, Limousine & Vehicles-for-Hire
0.02% 0 dollars and
Parking
0.00% 0 dollars and
Enabling Services 9.81% 0 dollars and
IT Solutions and Support
2.15% 0 dollars and
Facility Management
1.86% 0 dollars and
Human Resources Support
0.84% 0 dollars and
Financial Support
0.81% 0 dollars and
City Planning and Policy
0.79% 0 dollars and
Corporate Governance
0.40% 0 dollars and
Mayor and Council
0.40% 0 dollars and
Executive Leadership
0.37% 0 dollars and
Infrastructure Support
0.35% 0 dollars and
Corporate Security
0.33% 0 dollars and
Legal Counsel and Advocacy
0.33% 0 dollars and
Data Analytics and Information Access
0.29% 0 dollars and
Organizational Health, Safety & Wellness
0.27% 0 dollars and
Procurement and Warehousing
0.27% 0 dollars and
Council and Committee Support
0.15% 0 dollars and
City Auditor's Office
0.11% 0 dollars and
Municipal Elections
0.05% 0 dollars and
Insurance and Claims
0.04% 0 dollars and
Fleet Management
0.00% 0 dollars and
Parks, recreation and culture 6.62% 0 dollars and
Parks & Open Spaces
2.38% 0 dollars and
Library Services
1.85% 0 dollars and
Recreation Opportunities
1.57% 0 dollars and
Arts & Culture
0.82% 0 dollars and
Social programs and services 1.78% 0 dollars and
Social Programs
0.98% 0 dollars and
Affordable Housing
0.49% 0 dollars and
Neighborhood Support
0.21% 0 dollars and
Community Strategies
0.10% 0 dollars and
Environment 1.66% 0 dollars and
Waste & Recycling
0.65% 0 dollars and
Urban Forestry
0.47% 0 dollars and
Environmental Management
0.21% 0 dollars and
City Cemeteries
0.04% 0 dollars and
Stormwater Management
0.00% 0 dollars and
Wastewater Collection & Treatment
0.00% 0 dollars and
Water Treatment & Supply
0.00% 0 dollars and
Building, planning and business 1.64% 0 dollars and
Economic Development & Tourism
1.30% 0 dollars and
Appeals and Tribunals
0.14% 0 dollars and
Building Safety
0.09% 0 dollars and
Real Estate
0.09% 0 dollars and
Land Development & Sales
0.01% 0 dollars and
Business Licensing
0.00% 0 dollars and
Development Approvals
0.00% 0 dollars and
Tax and property assessment 0.93% 0 dollars and
Property Assessment
0.71% 0 dollars and
Taxation
0.22% 0 dollars and
Information and Communication 0.71% 0 dollars and
Citizen Information & Services
0.41% 0 dollars and
Strategic Marketing and Communications
0.29% 0 dollars and
Citizen Engagement & Insights
0.16% 0 dollars and
Records Management, Access & Privacy
0.14% 0 dollars and
Animal Services 0.16% 0 dollars and
Pet Ownership & Licensing
0.16% 0 dollars and

Legend

Provincial
Municipal

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About this tool

Breakdown amounts are based on the percentage of overall municipal spending for services in the 2019-2022 budget.

The tax breakdown is not an official tax bill. Calculations are approximate.​​​ For a copy of your property tax bill, see Property tax: document request.