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When will general assessment notices be mailed?
The following are proposed mailing months for specific General Assessment years:

General Assessment Year Notices Mailed
2016 November 2015
2018 November 2017
2020 November 2019
2022 November 2021
Can I file an application for revision for my Business Annual Rental Value (ARV) Assessment between General Assessment years?
Yes, you may file an application for revision for your Business ARV Assessment between General Assessment years.

A public notice appears in both daily newspapers to remind business owners of this important deadline.

You may also file an application for revision for a Supplementary Assessment Notice which may be issued by the Assessment and Taxation Department if there is a change in the details on a prior notice (for example: name, description, address, changes to business value, etc.).

If you have concerns about your assessment, you should act promptly to have your concerns addressed.

Legislation allows for an application for revision to be filed with the Board of Revision within 20 days of receipt of a Supplementary Assessment Notice.
What is the application for revision filing period for the 2018 Business ARV Assessment?
You may file an application for revision on your 2018 Business ARV Assessment between November 2, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. and November 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm.

Applications for revision for the 2018 Business ARV Assessment must be filed no later than Friday, November 24, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. Your completed application for revision must include the appropriate non-refundable filing fee.
Will I always receive a Business ARV Assessment Notice between General Assessments?
No. You may receive a new assessment notice for a variety of reasons including:
  1. Ownership changes (initiated through Land Titles):
    • new owner(s)
    • change in title (change in name or title holders)
  2. Building alteration/demolition permit resulting in a change to assessed value, classification or liability:
    • additions to property (garage, deck, air conditioning, basement finish, etc.)
    • renovations/alterations
    • demolitions
    • conversion from multi-family to single family or single family to multi-family
  3. Inquiry resulting in a change to assessed value, classification or liability. Assessor has inspected property for:
    • structural problems
    • correcting property features
    • neighbourhood review
  4. Recent application for revision resulting in a change to assessed value, classification or liability:
    • Board of Revision
    • Municipal Board
    • Court of Queen's Bench
When will the 2018 Business ARV Assessment Notices be mailed out by the Assessment and Taxation Department?
November 2, 2017
What do I do if I do not receive my 2018 Business ARV Assessment Notice?
Contact 311
How much will my application for revision's non-refundable filing fee cost?
The amount of your application for revision's non-refundable fee will be stated on your Business ARV Assessment notice.
Is the filing fee refundable?
No, the filing fee is non-refundable.
Can I file an application for revision for my tax bill?
No, you can only file an application for revision for your assessment notice.
Is it too late to file an application for revision for my 2017 Business ARV Assessment?
Yes, the application for revision period for the 2017 Business ARV Assessment was in November 2016.
Does the Board of Revision advertise the application for revision filing period every year?
Yes, a public notice is placed in the Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg Sun and La Liberté in the first two weeks in November.
Do I have to pay the non-refundable fee at the same time that I file an application for revision?
Yes, the non-refundable filing fee must accompany the application for revision.

If the non-refundable filing fee does not accompany your application for revision, your application for revision will not be accepted.
When is the Board of Revision office open?
Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where is the Board of Revision located?
City Hall, Susan A. Thompson Building, Main Floor, 510 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 1B9
Can I file an application for revision for my assessment if I miss the filing deadline?
No. If you miss the application for revision filing deadline, in any given year, you must wait until the next year to file an application for revision.

A public notice appears in both daily newspapers to remind property owners of this important deadline.
Is my personal information secure?
By filling out and submitting an Application for Revision form, you are hereby consenting to allow your personal information to be part of the public record. Your personal information is being collected under the authority of The City of Winnipeg Charter Act, and is protected by the Protection of Privacy provisions of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This information will be used as part of the record of hearing bodies and will not be used or disclosed for any other purposes, except as authorized by law. If you have any questions about the collection of this information, contact the Corporate FIPPA Coordinator, City Clerk's Department, Susan A. Thompson Building, 510 Main Street, Winnipeg MB, R3B 1B9, or by telephone at 311.
Who do I contact if I need more information?
Call the City of Winnipeg at 311 (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) or send an e-mail to .
Last update: September 11, 2017
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    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1B9
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