2023 Pre-Roll Tax Calculator

The 2023 preliminary tax calculator is offered to non-residential and multi-residential property owners during the Pre-Roll Consultation Period from Oct. 3 – Friday, Nov. 4, 2023 to assist in tax planning.   

Please note, this is a preliminary tax estimate and not your actual 2023 tax calculation. Actual tax rates are set by Council in spring 2023 when budgetary decisions from The City of Calgary and the province are confirmed.

Percentages must add up to 100%.

Percentages must add up to 100%.

Tax Value
2023 Total City tax (estimate)  
2023 Total Provincial Tax (estimate)  
2023 Total taxes (estimate)  
$ Change from 2022 to 2023 (estimate)  
% Change from 2022 to 2023 (estimate)  
October 3, 2022: This calculator provides a preliminary estimate of what your 2023 taxes may be for this property. It does not include any penalties, local improvement levels, or outstanding taxes owed from previous years. It is for the purpose of information only. It is offered to assist non-residential and multi-residential property owners with their preliminary tax planning during the Pre-Roll Consultation Period from Oct. 3 to Nov. 4, 2022. * Updated October 13, 2022

Where do my residential property tax dollars go?

The property tax you pay is your investment in making Calgary a great place to live and a great place to make a life. Below is an estimated breakdown of where your City tax dollars go to deliver City services.
Service name Percentage (%) Tax amount Breakdown
Provincial education tax
36.75% 0 dollars and
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
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
Contribution to Capital Investments 9.22% 0 dollars and
Other (Pay-As-You-Go)
3.40% 0 dollars and
Lifecycle Maintenance
2.60% 0 dollars and
Green Line
1.40% 0 dollars and
Community Infrastructure
1.02% 0 dollars and
Debt Servicing
0.80% 0 dollars and
Parks, recreation and culture 6.62% 0 dollars and
Parks & Open Spaces
6.62% 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
0.98% 0 dollars and
Neighborhood Support
0.21% 0 dollars and
Community Strategies
0.10% 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
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
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
Tax and property assessment 0.93% 0 dollars and
Property Assessment
0.71% 0 dollars and
Taxation
0.22% 0 dollars and
Animal Services 0.16% 0 dollars and
Pet Ownership
0.16% 0 dollars and

Note: Provincial Budget Adjustment (estimate) is based on the Alberta Budget 2022 and the anticipated growth for 2023.

To estimate your preliminary taxes please:

1.      Obtain your 2023 preliminary assessed value 
Your property’s preliminary 2023 assessed value is available through your secure Assessment Search account. Step-by-step instructions for creating an account and  linking your property are available on About Assessment Search on calgary.ca/assessment

2.      Select your assessment class 
If you are unsure which assessment class your property belongs to, it is noted on your secure Assessment Search account. 

3.     Click calculate 

 

 

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