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Portage la Prairie Property Tax Calculator 2023

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The City of Portage la Prairie is located along Cresent Lake and Assiniboine River in the Central Plains Region and is home to over 13K residents. The population of Portage La Prairie decreased by 0.3% from 2016 to 2021. Property taxes in Portage La Prairie are usually due on July 31 of each year; however, the City of Portage La Prairie incentivizes residents to pay their property taxes early by giving a percentage discount, and property taxes not paid by July 31 start accruing interest every year. The percentage discounts and rate of interest can vary from year to year but can usually be found on Portage la Prairie's website. Residents of Portage la Prairie can choose to enroll in or withdraw from the Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPP), which is a program that automatically deducts installments for property tax from your bank account on a monthly basis instead of paying your property tax on one lump sum in July of every year. Meanwhile, qualifying seniors can also receive a school tax rebate.

Portage la Prairie property tax is based on the assessed value of your home. Every two years, Portage la Prairie assess properties based on guidelines stated in The Municipal Assessment Act which takes into account factors such as location, market conditions, and size to estimate how much the property would reasonably sell for if listed on the open marketplace. There are ten classes of properties determined by The Classification Property and Portioned Values Regulation, and the class your property belongs to determines what percentage of its market value is taxable. The assessment is usually mailed out from May to July.

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You can calculate your property tax using either your home's assessed value or your home's most recent market price. Just enter the price and type of your property, and we will give you an instant property tax estimate.

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2023 Residential Property Tax Rate
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2023 Tax rates for Cities Near Portage la Prairie

City Final Tax Rate
Winnipeg2.643900 %
Brandon2.930000 %
Steinbach2.568600 %
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Portage la Prairie Property Taxes

The property tax in Manitoba is made out of four parts:

  1. A municipal rate that is different for each municipality
  2. A provincial Education Rate that is the same for all municipalities
  3. A School Division Rate that is different for each municipality
  4. Additional taxes for local services as needed

Every year, the education tax is set by the provincial Minister of Education while the rest is set by the City Council; the rates are expressed in mills based on how much revenue they predict to need to fund services, where 1 mill = 0.001.

Manitoba uses a portioned assessment system which was introduced in 1990 to distribute the taxes since market values increase at different rates for each class of property. Thus, each class of property will have a different sized portion of their assessed value that is taxable.

Residential Property Tax Rate for Portage la Prairie from 2018 to 2023
YearMunicipal RateEducational RateFinal Tax Rate
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Portage la Prairie Property Tax Department Information

For any questions or inquiries about your property tax rate or property tax bill, you can reach out to the city of Portage la Prairie's property tax department through the following methods:

Phone number

General (within municipality limits): 311

General (outside municipality limits): 204-239-8309

Property Tax Department: 204-239-8308

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Portage la Prairie at a Glance
Settled Year1738
Established Year1851
Incorporated Year 1907
Population 13,270
City Area24.68 km 2 (9.53 sq mi)
Official WebsitePortage la Prairie Official Website

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Assessed Value of a Property

Properties in Manitoba are assessed every two years by the district assessment office. Most properties are assessed using a market value-based approach. There are three ways to determine a property’s market value:

  1. Sales Comparison Approach
  2. Residential properties are valued under this approach. This compares the sales of similar properties in the assessment year to determine a valuation for the property. The assessed value may not equal the actual market value or sale value of a property.

  3. Cost Approach
  4. Unique and rarely traded properties are valued under this approach. This uses the cost of the property if someone were to rebuild it to determine a valuation for the property minus depreciation due to age or other factors. This includes the price of the land and the price of all improvements (e.g. buildings) on top of it. While this takes into account the market value of the land, it does not consider the market value of the property as a whole.

  5. Income Approach
  6. For properties that are dedicated to generating income like rental properties or offices, an income-based approach is used. This approach uses the income generated by the property as well as the sales price to determine its assessed value.

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How We Calculate Your Property Tax

If you entered your home's Provinical Assessment value, we calculate your property tax by multiplying your Assessment value by Portage la Prairie's final property tax rate.
This calculator is provided for general information purposes only. This calculation may not include any special charges, levies or fees. Results are approximations only. For official and the most up-to-date information, please see your porerty tax bill or contact the relevant taxation authority of your region.