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
|Assessment Services||Taxation Services|
|1. Property Assessment Information
2. Business Assessment Information
3. Self Service Information
|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
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 three divisions, each headed by a manager who reports to the City Assessor. The three divisions are:
- Taxation and Finance
- Support Services and Strategic Planning
- Field Operations
2013 Business Tax Bills
On April 18, 2013 all statement and demands for the 2013 Business Tax were mailed.
Any business owner who has not yet received a tax statement should contact the department by calling 311 or toll free 1-877-311-4974.
Businesses that have received the Small Business Tax Credit (SBTC) in 2013 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.
2013 Business Taxes are payable on or before Friday, May 31, 2013.
2014 Preview Program:
Residential Preview Letters
The Assessment and Taxation Department is required by law to reassess the value of all property in the City of Winnipeg every two years. This reassessment will be based on market values as at April 1, 2012 and it will come into effect for the 2014 tax year. Starting in November 2012 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 2014.
Visit the Preview Program webpage for more information.
2013 Assessment Information
The 2013 Property Assessment roll will be delivered on June 1, 2012. The deadline for filing an appeal with the Board of Revision is June 21, 2012. An application for appeal can be found on the Board of Revision website.
Please note that not every property owner will receive a 2013 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 2013 assessed value at the Board of Revision by the appeal deadline.
In order to view the public notice please click on the following link: 2013 Public Notice - Realty
Last update: 14.05.2013
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