Assessment and Taxation
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.
2017 Property Assessment Information
The 2017 Property Assessment roll will be delivered on June 3, 2016. The deadline for filing an appeal with the Board of Revision is June 27, 2016. An application for appeal can be found on the Board of Revision website.
Please note that not every property owner will receive a 2017 Property Assessment Notice in June. You will only receive 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 will be 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 will be 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.
2016 Business Assessment Information
The 2016 Business Assessment Notices were mailed out to all businesses in City of Winnipeg on Friday, October 30, 2015. The deadline to make an application for revision to the Board of Revision has been extended from November 19, 2015 to November 23, 2015. An application for revision can be found on the Board of Revision website.
This general assessment will provide businesses with a new Annual Rental Value which reflects the average market rents for commercial space similar to your premise and includes the cost of providing heat and other services necessary for the comfortable use or occupancy of the premises.
General Assessments occur every two years and are used, in part, to update the Annual Rental Values of business premises within the City. The Annual Rental Value is based on a reference date of April 1, 2014.