Finances & Tax Rates

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The tax rate set for 2019-2020 is $1.09 for residential and resource and $2.61 for commercial properties per $100 of taxable assessment.

The Town also applies a Fire Levy to all assessed properties at a rate of 3.40 cents per $100 of assessment.  

Official Finance Statements

pdf 2017-2018 Consolidated Financial Statements (12.74 MB)

pdf 2017-2018 Non-Consolidated Financial Statements (8.67 MB)

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Town of Antigonish Low Income Property Tax Exemption Application

Applications for the Low-Income Property Tax Exemption are now available for homeowners living in the Town of Antigonish. Residents who are currently living in their home and have an annual household income of $25,000 or less are eligible to apply.

Homeowners must provide a copy of their 2018 Notice of Assessment with their application. The total tax exemption will be up to $400 of your current tax bill. Applications require a signature from a Commissioner of Oaths, which can be provided at Town Hall by Deputy Clerk Dianne Wilson at no charge.

The deadline for applications is June 28, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. Applications should be submitted at the front counter of Town Hall.

pdf Click to download the Low Income Property Tax Exemption Form.  (616 KB)

For any questions regarding the Low-Income Property Tax Exemption, please contact Town Hall at 902-863-2351.

Financial Condition Index

The Financial Condition Index helps municipal councils and Nova Scotians make sense of municipal financial information by providing a variety of sources of information in a single document. The index is organized into three financial dimensions that focus on where municipalities get their revenue, how they spend their money, and how they manage their finances. The index was developed jointly by the Province of Nova Scotia, the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities, and the Association of Municipal Administrators. Thresholds are based on jurisdictional scans, literature reviews, and municipal consultations.

To see how the Town of Antigonish measures up, please visit the Department of Municipal Affairs

  

More Information

For more information on the Town's finances, tax rates, or budget information, please contact Corporate Services

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Get in Touch

Town of Antigonish
274 Main Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Canada B2G 2C4

Phone: (902) 863-2351
Fax: (902) 863-0460 / (902) 863-9201

Town Hall hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm