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Tax Rates

COVID-19 Update – March 25 – The City of Mount Pearl announced today that it will be waiving all interest on business tax, commercial property tax, residential tax, and water bills until September 30, 2020.  The City is aiming to help offset some of the economic impact that has been felt by businesses and residents during this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

2020 Schedule of Rates and Fees

Property Tax

Commercial 11.5 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Residential 7.4 mils ($200.00 minimum)

Water/Wastewater

Commercial 2.3 mils ($600.00 minimum)
Residential $600.00 per unit
School Boards $11.00 per student
Provincial Government 6.0 mils

Commercial/Industrial Water Meter

Up to 100,000 gallons No Additional Charge
100,000 to 20,000,000 gallons $6.00 per 1,000 gallons
Over 20,000,000 gallons $5.50 per 1,000 gallons

Business Occupancy Tax

General Commercial 16.8 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Banks and Financial Institutions 74.3 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Bulk Storage and Oil Companies 37.8 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Agricultural Operations 2.9 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Hotels and Motels 15.4 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Large Department Stores 20.0 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Oil & Gas Service Industry 20.0 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Private Schools 15.4 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Professional Operations 23.0 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Recreational and Non-profit Facilities 11.2 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Self-Storage 60.1 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Billboards $100.00 per side per year
Personal Care Homes 6.0 mils ($400.00 minimum)
Daycares Exempt
Businesses subject to taxation under the Taxation of Utilities & Cable Television Companies Act and commercial establishments without a fixed place of business within the City 2.5% of annual gross revenue