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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)
  ONLINE BANKING PAYEE NAMES FOR PROPERTY TAXES
 CIBC   Region of Queens Mun. Tax
 SCOTIABANK  Queens (Region) Taxes
 RBC  (Municipality)(Taxes)(NS)
 TD  (Municipality of)Taxes
 BMO  Queens, Regional Municipality of, Tax
 CREDIT UNION  Municipality of Queens - Taxes & Utilities 

 

CREDIT CARD VIA PAYMENTUS*
*subject to fee of 2.5%, charged by Paymentus
Online Payment      Click Here
Phone Payment      1-866-278-6392

INTERNATIONAL WIRE PAYMENTS/DIRECT DEPOSIT
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.