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St. John’s Property Tax Calculator 2020

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St. John’s property tax is based on the assessed value of your home. For Newfoundland and Labrador, properties are assessed by the Municipal Assessment Agency which mails out property assessment notices every year before September.

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.

Assessment Value of the Property
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2020 Property Tax Value
$3,8503.85k
2020 Residential Property Tax Rate
0.770000 %

Property Taxes in Atlantic Canada

Property tax is a tax based on the assessed value of a property. If you own a property or parcel of land, you will have to pay property tax. It is used to pay for city services such as police, the fire department, and public transit as well as elementary and secondary education.

St. John’s Property Tax Rates from 2010 to 2020

St. John’s Property Tax Rates from 2010 to 2020
Residential Property Tax Rate for St. John’s from 2018 to 2020
YearMunicipal RateEducational RateFinal Tax Rate
2020Not AvailableNot Available0.770000%
2019Not AvailableNot Available0.770000%
2018 Not AvailableNot Available0.730000%
Based on city of St. John’s official website: Check Source
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St. John’s at a Glance
ProvinceNewfoundland and Labrador
Settled1497
Established1583
Incorporated1888
Population108,860
City Area445.88 km 2 (172.2 sq mi)

Property Taxes in Atlantic Canada for a $500K Assessed Value Home*

Property Taxes in Atlantic Canada for a $500K Assessed Value Home

Property Assessments in Atlantic Canada

Properties in Atlantic Canada are assessed by different organizations for each province.

Nova Scotia

For Nova Scotia, properties are assessed by the Property Valuation Services Corporation which mails out property assessment notices every year in January.

New Brunswick

For New Brunswick, properties are assessed by the province through Service New Brunswick (SNB) which mails out property assessment notices every year in October.

Prince Edward Island (PEI)

For PEI, properties are assessed by the province which mails out property assessment notices along with the property tax bill every year in May.

Newfoundland and Labrador

For Newfoundland and Labrador, properties are assessed by the Municipal Assessment Agency which mails out property assessment notices every year before September.

Most properties are assessed using a market value-based approach. There are three ways that uses to determine a property’s market value:

  1. Direct 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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* For mortgages of at least $500,000 with down payment under 20%.
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† For mortgages of at least $500,000 over a 25-year amortization period.

Property Tax of Other Cities in Atlantic Canada

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 property tax bill or contact the relevant taxation authority of your region.