Finances and Tax Rates
The Town of Lunenburg's fiscal year is April 1 - March 31:
2019/20 Budget Highlights
The Town's 2019/20 Approved Operating & Capital budget is available for download here.
Access a copy of the Town of Lunenburg
Audited Financial Statements
for the last completed fiscal year.
Please note that all Town of Lunenburg Grant Applications for fiscal 2020/21 must be submitted no later than March 31, 2020.
Click for a list of approved Grants for 2019/20.
Town of Lunenburg Community Grants Procedural Policy
Draft 2020/21 Budgets
The Draft 2020/21 Town Operating & Capital Budgets are available for download here and will be presented to the public at the Council Meeting of March 24, 2020*.
*UPDATE: This meeting has been postponed due to the COVID-19 health crisis. A new presentation date will be shared as soon as possible.
|2019/2020 (per $100.00 of Assessment) Property Tax Rates|
||Seasonal Tourist Business
Bills Issued and Payments Options
See Bills and Payments document
The Town issues tax bills bi-annually. An interim bill calculated as 50% of the prior years' tax rate on the current year's assessment and is issued on May 1 each year. A final tax bill is calculated based on your current assessment at the current tax rate (per $100. of assessment) less interim taxes paid. The final tax bills are issued on September 1. All taxes are due upon receipt, however, interest is not charged if payment is received by the end of the month the bill was issued.
There is a Property Tax Exemption available for low-income individuals. Please see the current years' budget for income thresholds and tax exemption amounts or download the
Application for Property Tax Reduction
Payment options include:
, cash, debit, cheque, post-dated cheque, telephone/internet banking or paid at your bank branch at most Canadian financial institutions. The Town does not accept credit card payments.
Pre-authorized debit for Electric and Water Utilities requires
As of April 1, 2008 responsibility for property assessments and other property related services transferred from NS Assessment Services to the Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC).
To view assessment information please visit PVSC at https://www.pvsc.ca/en/home/findanassessment/default.aspx.
Please access the following links to obtain more information on the following topics: