City mailing property tax statements with provincial changes to Education Property Tax Credit

Released: May 21, 2021 at 9:50 a.m.

Eligible property owners to receive a Property Tax Rebate cheque from Province of Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg began mailing 2021 property tax statements today and most residential property owners will see a higher amount payable on their statement as a result of the provincial government’s reduction to the Education Property Tax Credit (EPTC).

For 2021, eligible residential property owners will notice a 25% reduction in the EPTC on their annual property taxes from the City of Winnipeg with the maximum EPTC lowered from $700 down to $525 for qualifying properties. The Province has advised they will be issuing eligible residential property owners an Education Property Tax Rebate cheque equal to 25% of their gross school taxes.

Information on the Province’s changes to the education property tax is available at Property owners with questions regarding the EPTC or rebate process can contact the Manitoba Government inquiry line at 1-866-626-4862 or by email at

The property tax due date remains June 30, 2021, however in support of property owners who may need temporary relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, Council has approved waiving penalties for unpaid property taxes for three months following the due date. Penalties for unpaid 2021 property taxes will resume on October 1, 2021.

For more information on how education property taxes impact your City of Winnipeg property taxes, please visit City of Winnipeg – Assessment and Taxation. Any property owner who does not receive a tax statement in the mail should contact 311.

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