Property Taxes

Digby has lower municipal taxes and fees than the majority of Nova Scotia Municipalities:

nova scotia Nova Scotia Municipal Property Tax Rates

These rates are applied to property assessment (based on market value) which can change from year to year.

The convention is to express the tax rate as per $100 of assessment.

Municipalities

Annapolis 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80
Antigonish 0.88 0.88 0.88 0.88 0.88 0.88 1.48 1.48 1.48 1.46 1.46 1.46
Argyle 1.07 1.07 1.07 1.07 1.07 1.07 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
Barrington 1.06 1.06 1.06 1.06 1.00 1.00 2.63 2.63 2.63 2.62 2.55 2.55
Chester 0.63 0.64 0.64 0.66 0.69 0.69 1.53 1.54 1.54 1.53 1.53 1.53
Clare 1.02 1.02 1.02 1.02 1.04 1.04 2.07 2.07 2.07 2.07 2.07 2.07
Colchester 0.82 0.83 0.84 0.84 0.85 0.85 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
Cumberland 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 1.04 2.63 2.63 2.63 2.63 2.63 2.63
Digby 1.30 1.30 1.30 1.30 1.30 1.80 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Guysborough                        

Guysborough - See note 1

0.59 0.61 0.61 0.61 0.61 0.61 2.56 2.58 2.58 2.58 2.58 2.58
Canso - See note 1 2.35 2.35 2.35       4.08 4.08 4.08      
Hants. East 0.90 0.89 0.88 0.87 0.8 0.86 2.70 2.70 2.71 2.70 2.70 2.70
Hants. West 0.90 0.91 0.94 0.92 0.97 1.01 1.59 1.60 1.68 1.68 1.75 1.80
Inverness 1.02 1.02 1.02 1.02 1.02 1.02 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Kings 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.29
Lunenburg 0.81 0.84 0.84 0.81 0.81 0.81 2.06 2.08 1.98 1.96 1.96 1.96
Pictou 0.81 0.81 0.81 0.81 0.81 0.81 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82
Richmond 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.77 0.77 0.78 2.01 2.01 2.01 2.07 2.07 2.08
Shelburne 1.30 1.28 1.28 1.28 1.26 1.26 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82
S. Mary's 0.84 0.82 0.82 0.82 0.84 0.87 2.15 2.13 2.13 2.13 2.15 2.18
Victoria 1.22 1.22 1.20 1.20 1.20 1.20 2.19 2.19 2.15 2.10 2.10 2.10
Yarmouth 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.16 1.16 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15