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 2023 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 249 White Point Road PO Box 1264 Liverpool NS B0T 1K0.  Application form for the 2024 year will be available in May 2024.

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, 2023 to March 31, 2024 are:

  Districts 1-12 District 13
Residential / Resource $1.07 $1.92
Commercial $2.17 $3.02
Districts 5 & 6 Area Rates All Classifications: $0.055


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