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Assessment and Taxation

Assessment and Taxation

Assessment & Taxation’s front counter at 457 Main St. is closed until further notice.

A public access terminal has been relocated to 510 Main Street (Susan A. Thompson Building) for public use from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday, for the duration of the closure of 457 Main Street.

Experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19? Options are available to help you pay your business and residential tax. For more information, see: winnipeg.ca/COVID-19.

Visit the COVID-19 website for a comprehensive listing of service impacts.

About Us

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.

Our Mission

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

  • Market Value Information:
    • Residential
      Commercial (non-residential)
  • General Assessment Preview Program
  • Preview Letter FAQ's
  • Property Inspections
  • Property Classifications
  • Valuations
    • Residential
      Non-residential (Commercial)
  • Permits
  • Property Assessment Appeals

2. Business Assessment Information

  • Annual Rental Value
  • Business Assessment Notice
  • Business Assessment Appeals

3. Self Service Information

  • Automated Assessment Estimator
  • My Properties
  • Business Search
  • Information Submission Forms:
    • Income and Expense Form
    • Non-profit Exemption Form
    • Sales Verification Form

► Sample Property Assessment Notice

► Sample Business Assessment Notice

1. Property Tax Information

  • Tax Bill:
    • Residential
    • Non-residential (Commercial)
  • How Are Property Taxes Calculated
  • Local Improvement Charges
  • School Taxes
  • Tax Credit programs:
    • Manitoba Education Property Tax (EPTC)
    • Sewer and Water Credit
    • Home Renovation Tax Credit
    • Farmland School Tax Credit
    • Other Incentive Programs
  • Tax Sale
  • Added Charges

2. Business Tax Information

  • How are Business taxes calculated
  • Business Tax Statement
  • Small Business Tax Credit Program

3. Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP)

  • TIPP Estimator
  • TIPP Application
  • TIPP Change/Cancel Form

4. Payment Information

  • Payment options
  • Pre-payments
  • Tax due dates
  • Penalties and Charges
  • Refunds

5. Other Taxes Information

  • Simplified Entertainment Funding Tax
  • Advertising Signs Business Tax
  • Accommodation Tax
  • Mobile Home License Fee
  • Gas and Electricity Tax

6. Self Services Information

  • TIPP Estimator
  • Prepayment Estimator
  • Online Tax Information
  • Forms, Documents, Bulletins
  • Statistics
  • By-Law Info
  • Fee for Service Schedule
  • Brochures

► 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.

Our Latest News

2021 Property Assessment Information

The 2021 Property Assessment roll will be delivered on June 5, 2020.

Please note, not every property owner will receive a 2021 Property Assessment notice. 2021 Property Assessment Notices are provided where a property experienced a change which resulted in a new market value, classification, liability or if there was a change in ownership over the past year. Property owners are entitled to submit an application for revision with the Board of Revision before the deadline of June 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. regardless of whether or not they received a Notice.

2020 Property Tax Bills

On May 14, 2020, 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 2020 taxes whether or not they received a tax notice in their name.

The tax due date remains June 30, 2020, however in support of property owners who may need temporary relief during the COVID-19 crisis, the City of Winnipeg is waiving penalties on 2020 property taxes for the months of July, August, and September 2020. Beginning October 1, 2020, penalties will be applied to any unpaid 2020 property taxes at a rate of 2.5% per month.

Any taxes in arrears from previous years will continue to accrue penalties at 2.5% per month.

In addition, the TIPP enrolment fee will be waived between April 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020.

If your TIPP payment is declined due to non-sufficient funds (NSF) being available between April 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020, you will be allowed to remain enroled in the program and make delayed TIPP payments without any late payment fees, penalties, or City of Winnipeg NSF fees being charged. The monthly administration fee will still apply. Missed TIPP payments will be added to the next regularly scheduled payment.

The TIPP program is available to allow you to make regular monthly payments on your property taxes. This means you would not have to pay your entire tax bill at one time. The City encourages you to review the benefits of enrolling in the TIPP program. If you have questions about enrolment you can contact 311.

2020 Business Tax Bills

On April 23, 2020 statement and demands for the 2020 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 2020 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.

2020 Business Taxes are payable on or before Friday, May 29, 2020 however City Council has approved an option to defer tax payments without penalty for a period of three months from the May 29, 2020 due date, for the current 2020 taxes only. Penalties on the 2020 business taxes will be first imposed on September 1, 2020.

Any taxes in arrears from previous years will continue to accrue penalties at 2.5% per month.

In addition, the TIPP enrolment fee will be waived between April 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020.

If your TIPP payment is declined due to non-sufficient funds (NSF) being available between April 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020, you will be allowed to remain enroled in the program and make delayed TIPP payments without any late payment fees, penalties, or City of Winnipeg NSF fees being charged. The monthly administration fee will still apply. Missed TIPP payments will be added to the next regularly scheduled payment.

The TIPP program is available to allow you to make regular monthly payments on your business taxes. This means you would not have to pay your entire tax bill at one time. The City encourages you to review the benefits of enrolling in the TIPP program. If you have questions about enrolment you can contact 311.

Service Fees

Effective January 1, 2020, service fees for some types of services have changed.

Please refer to the Service Fees page for an updated fee schedule.

Have you Recently Moved or Purchased a New Property?

The Education Property Tax Credit (EPTC) and EPTC Self-Declaration Form

If you have recently moved, purchased a new property or do not receive the EPTC credit on your 2020 property tax statement, you will need to complete and return a Self-Declaration form to the City of Winnipeg prior to March 15, 2021 in order to receive the EPTC for 2021 on your 2021 property tax statement. The 2020 EPTC must be claimed via your 2020 income tax filing.

Please refer to the following link for more details on the credit process and the EPTC Self-Declaration form.

2020 Business Assessment Information

On November 1, 2019, the 2020 Business Assessment Notices will be mailed to businesses in the City of Winnipeg. Please note that every business will receive a 2020 Business Assessment Notice in November.

The deadline for filing an Application for Revision with the Board of Revision is November 26, 2019 at 4:30pm. If you wish to file an Application for Revision, please visit the Board of Revision website for more information.

2020 Property Assessment Information

The 2020 Property Assessment roll will be delivered on June 3, 2019. Please note that every property owner will receive a 2020 Property Assessment Notice in June and the deadline for filing an appeal with the Board of Revision is June 26, 2019. If you wish to file an appeal you can either submit an appeal application on-line or download an appeal application form on the Board of Revision website.

Last update: June 3, 2020

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