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 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, 2021 to March 31, 2022 are:


Districts 1-12

District 13
Residential / Resource $1.10 $1.96
Commercial $2.20 $3.06
Districts 5 & 6 Area Rates All Classifications: $0.06


For information on how to pay property taxes click here. 

Tax Exemptions
The Council of the Region of Queens Municipality has approved a tax exemption for low income residents of Queens County for the 2021/2022 fiscal year. Applicants are required to provide a copy of their 2020 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.