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Tax levy - historical

Property tax levy ($000s)

Municipal property tax

Year Residential Farm land Non-residential Less: estimated loss Add: supplementary Total municipal budget % change
2019 911,169 96​ 1,054,579​ (51,546)​ 9,202​ 1,923,500​ 5.8​
2018
839,981 75 1,019,236 (49,506)​ 8,167 1,817,954 4.7​
2017 ​818,955 ​95​ ​957,896 ​(46,672) ​5,423 ​1,735,697 ​7.4
2016
​784,294 ​82 ​873,224 ​(45,626) ​4,609 ​1,616,583 ​7.8
2015
​744,691 ​87 ​786,392 ​(37,006​) ​5,560 1,499,724
​9.5​
2014
​696,922 ​113 ​714,237 ​(45,765) ​3,562 1,369,069
​7.7
2013
656,247 88
656,138​
(44,645) 3,371
1,271,199
11.8​


Provincial property tax levy

Year Residential Farm land Non-residential Total provincial property tax % change
2019 ​528,098 ​25 ​253,585 ​781,708 ​-2.4
2018 528,031 21 272,575 800,627 1.3
2017 524,085 ​24 ​266,201 ​790,310 (0.2)
2016 ​520,191 ​23 ​271,460 ​791,674 ​9.7
2015 ​464,088 ​22 ​257,381 ​721,491 ​7.8
2014 ​437,012 ​31 ​232,120 ​669,163 5.2
2013 435,215 ​28 ​200,902 ​636,145 ​​(0.8)

Note: Property taxes include levies from annexation areas and also include Grants in Lieu.

Business tax levy

Business tax was eliminated in 2019.

The City phased out Business Tax through a gradual transfer of the business tax revenues to the non-residential property tax between 2013-2019. 

Historical business tax levy


Property tax statistical information

Tax rate calculation

Current property tax rates

Historical residential and non-residential tax rates

Median residential property tax​