Assessment and Taxation
Assessment and Taxation Customer Service is moving.
Effective September 6th, 2016 Customer Service will be moving from 510 Main Street to the Main Floor at 457 Main Street.
Tax payments using cash, debit and cheques can still be made at 510 Main Street, at the 311 counter.
For Assessment and Taxation-related information and enquiries, please visit 457 Main Street.
Staff at 457 Main Street will be able to accept tax payments using cheques and debit only.
The Assessment and Taxation Department is responsible for the valuation and classification of all real property, personal property and business occupancies within the City of Winnipeg for the purpose of distributing taxes fairly to the City's citizens.
To provide fair, open, understandable and defensible property valuations and classifications for the equitable distribution of taxation.
The City Assessor
The powers and responsibilities of the City Assessor are detailed in the Municipal Assessment and City of Winnipeg Charter Acts. The City Assessor is a legislative officer and as such adheres to provincial legislation when performing the assessment function. Administratively the Assessment and Taxation Department reports through the Chief Financial Officer to the Chief Administrative Officer and politically to the Standing Committee on Fiscal Issues.
What We Do
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1. Property Assessment Information
2. Business Assessment Information
3. Self Service Information
► Sample Property Assessment Notice
► Sample Business Assessment Notice
1. Property Tax Information
2. Business Tax Information
3. Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP)
4. Payment Information
5. Other Taxes Information
6. Self Services Information
► Sample Property Tax Bill
► Sample Business Tax Bill
FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about assessment and taxation.
Taxes not Administered by the Assessment and Taxation Department
There are forms of taxation levied by other levels of government that are not administered by the Assessment and Taxation Department. Examples of these types of taxes include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Personal Income Tax
- Goods and Services Tax (GST)
- Provincial Sales Tax (PST)
For more information on these and other forms of taxes that are administered by the Province of Manitoba or the Government of Canada, please click on the following links:
How we are Organized
The Assessment and Taxation Department is organized into two divisions, each headed by a manager who reports to the Deputy City Assessor who in turn is accountable to the City Assessor. The two divisions are Taxation and Finance, and Assessment Services.
2018 Preview Program
Starting in October 2016 the Assessment and Taxation Department will be sending out preview letters in order to advise property owners in Winnipeg what their preliminary estimate of value will be for 2018.
There will be a number of opportunities for you to discuss the newly assessed value of your property with us prior to receiving your Property Assessment Notice in June 2017. The information you receive from our staff through the Residential Review Appointment Program could save you the time and effort of filing a formal appeal.
More information regarding the 2018 Preview Program.
2017 Business Assessment Information
On November 3, 2016, the 2017 Business Assessment Notices will be mailed to businesses in the City of Winnipeg. The deadline for filing an appeal with the Board of Revision is November 24, 2016. An application for appeal can be found on the Board of Revision website.
Please note that not every business will receive a 2017 Business Assessment Notice. A Notice will only be mailed to businesses that had an annual rental value change (ARV) in 2016, which will affect their 2017 ARV. This would include but not limited to businesses that have moved locations, new business starts, increase or decrease space etc… All businesses regardless if they received a 2017 Business Assessment Notice can appeal their 2017 ARV at the Board of Revision by the appeal deadline.
2017 Property Assessment Information
The 2017 Property Assessment roll was delivered on June 3, 2016.
Please note that not every property owner received a 2017 Property Assessment Notice in June. You received a Notice if your property experienced a change which resulted in a new market value or if there has been a change in ownership over the past year. However, regardless of whether or not you receive a Notice, all property owners are entitled to appeal their 2017 assessed value at the Board of Revision by the appeal deadline.
2016 Property Tax Bills
On May 5, 2016, Property tax bills were mailed to all property owners in the City of Winnipeg.
Any property owner who does not receive a tax statement should contact the department by calling 311 or toll free 1-877-311-4974.
New property owners are reminded that they are responsible for payment of the 2016 taxes whether or not they receive a tax notice in their name.
2016 taxes are payable on or before Thursday, June 30, 2016.
2016 Business Tax Bills
On April 22, 2016 all statement and demands for the 2016 Business Tax were mailed.
Any business owner who does not receive a tax statement should contact the department by calling 311 or toll free 1-877-311-4974.
Businesses that qualify for the Small Business Tax Credit (SBTC) in 2016 and are located within a boundary of a Business Improvement Zone are required to pay the Business Improvement Zone Levy on or before the due date.
2016 Business Taxes are payable on or before Tuesday, May 31, 2016.