Region of Queens Municipality

Nova Scotia, Canada

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The Region of Queens issues approximate 15,000 tax invoices to all property owners once a year. Unlike many municipalities in Nova Scotia, our rates are inclusive of services such as fire hydrants, street lighting, garbage collection and paving.

Queens County Tax & Electoral District Boundary Map


Tax Rates
Property taxes in the Region of Queens are calculated by applying the applicable tax rate to every $100 in assessed property value. The assessed value is determined by an independent organization, the Property Valuation Services Corporation, a company that performs the valuation services for all properties in Nova Scotia. HST is not applicable on property taxes.

Tax Rates for April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 are:


Districts 1-12

District 13
Residential / Resource $1.06 $1.93
Commercial $2.16 $3.03
Districts 5 & 6 Area Rates All Classifications: $0.06


Tax Billing
The total amount billed must be paid by the due date to avoid interest charges. Interest is applied at a rate of 12% per annum to any outstanding taxes.

There are several ways you can pay your bill:

  • With cash, debit or cheque in person at 249 White Point Road, Liverpool
  • By mailing a cheque to:  Region of Queens Municipality, PO Box 1264, Liverpool, NS  B0T 1K0
  • At most financial institutions in Canada
  • Online Banking (See below)
  • With a credit card via Paymentus (See below)
  • International Wire /Direct Deposit (See below)
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*subject to fee of 2.5%, charged by Paymentus
Online Payment      Click Here
Phone Payment      1-866-278-6392

Royal Bank of Canada 003
206 Main Street, Liverpool
     Bank Account: 117-904-3
     Transit: 03963
     Institution: 003
     Swift Code: Royccat2


Tax Exemptions
The Council of the Region of Queens Municipality has approved a tax exemption for low income residents of Queens County for the 2020/2021 fiscal year. Applicants are required to provide a copy of their 2019 Notice of Assessment from the Canada Revenue Agency. The application form is below. Forms must be forwarded with the appropriate documentation to:

Region of Queens Municipality
Finance Department
PO Box 1264
Liverpool, Nova Scotia
B0T 1K0

  Tax Exemption Form

If you have any questions, please contact our tax clerk at 902-354-3453.