Region of Queens Municipality

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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 Exemptions
Applicants are required to provide a copy of their 2021 Notice of Assessment from the Canada Revenue Agency. The application form is below. Forms must be forwarded with the appropriate documentation to:

Tax Exemption Form

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

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, 2022 to March 31, 2023 are:


Districts 1-12

District 13
Residential / Resource $1.07 $1.93
Commercial $2.17 $3.03
Districts 5 & 6 Area Rates All Classifications: $0.06


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