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How your property tax dollars are invested

Did you know?

Only about 59% of your 2018 property taxes go to the City of Regina to help fund everyday programs and services that residents depend on.

Here is how we are investing the City (Municipal) portion of your property taxes in 2018:

*$45 million in infrastructure investment comes for property taxes. The remaining is funded by reserves and other fees.


Did you know?
Based on the 2016 Property Tax Survey, Regina has one of the lowest tax rates per capita compared to other municipalities in Western Canada:

 Table Total Property Tax Levy by Purposes – Residential Property – Municipal Tax (000 dollars)Table PopulationTable Taxes per CapitaRanking
Surrey 191,104.68 516,650 369.89 1
Regina 124,384.94 241,400 515.26 2
Winnipeg 372,443.82 718,400 518.44 3
Saskatoon 142,476.63 260,900 546.10 4
Vancouver 355,225.53 648,608 547.67 5
Calgary 742,581.00 1,230,915 603.28 6
Medicine Hat 40,738.07 63,018 646.45 7
Halifax 275,374.10 417,800 659.11 8
Red Deer 70,959.89 100,807 703.92 9
Lethbridge 68,809.14 94, 804 725.80 10
Edmonton 678,734.74 895,000 758.36 11

(Source: The City of Calgary, 2016 Property Tax Survey, December 2016)

Did you know?
Approximately 35% of your property taxes funds our schools. The education tax is set by the provincial government. The education portion of your property taxes is collected by the City and sent directly to the Province.