Tax & Finance

The Finance Department is responsible for coordinating all the financial activities of the Municipality. The major areas of responsibility of the department are property taxation, water and sewer utility billing, other source revenues, accounts payable, payroll, budgeting, accounting and financial management. 


Rates for 2023/2024

Tax Sale

Information & Regulations


A list of forms and processes

Tax Rebates

County and Provinical Options

Low Income Tax Exemption

Local Improvements Charges



(Antigonish, Nova Scotia) On Wednesday, May 29, 2024, Municipal Council approved its $19,969,391, 2024/25 Municipal Operating Budget. Municipal Council approved the budget with a three cent decrease in the residential and resources rates, and a one cent decrease in...

Low Income Tax Exemption

Low Income Tax Exemption

The Municipality offers Low Income Tax Exemption for households with a 2023 income of less than $36,000. The Low Income Tax Exemption is up to $300 for the current tax year.

Department News

Municipal and Public Works Office Closure

On the advice of the Government of Nova Scotia and the Chief Public Health Officer, the Municipal Office and the Public Works Building will be closed to the public starting at 9:00am Wednesday April 28, 2021. Municipal staff will remain on site. The Beech Hill...

Low Income Tax Exemption 2020

Municipal Council approved an increase to the Low Income Tax Exemption, increasing the rebate to a maximum of $200 with a total household income for 2019 not exceeding $30,000. For a copy of the Low Income Tax Exemption Form, click here.

2020-2021 Property Tax & Area Rates

Below are the Property Tax and Area Rates for 2020-2021 Property Class Residential $0.88 per $100 of assessment Commercial $1.46 per $100 of assessment Resource $0.88 per $100 of assessment Farm Exempt Forest Acreage $0.25 per acre (less than 50,000 acres) Forest...

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Payment Options

Payment of the taxes, interest and expenses must be made by Cash, Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Amex.), Certified Cheque (Money Order) or Lawyers Trust Cheque. For more information on payments please click on the link below.


Allison Duggan CPA-CA – Director of Finance
Sarah Jane MacDonald Assistant to Director of Finance
Jacqueline Cleary Financial Analyst
Darlene Thompson Tax Clerk 1
Tracey MacEachern Tax Clerk 2
Brenda MacDonald Reception/Administrative Support
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