Taxes pay for healthcare, education, roads and a host of other things that make Canada a great place to live. But really, who actually likes paying them? A good financial advisor can help you find ways to reduce your income tax but if you really want to keep your hard-earned money, you might want to consider moving. Property tax rates vary between every city and town in the country. Here are some of the places with the lowest taxes in Canada.
West Nipissing, Ontario
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Vancouver, British Columbia
Perth East, Ontario
Abbotsford, British Columbia
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Elliot Lake, Ontario
Victoria, British Columbia
Kelowna, British Columbia
Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
Fort St. John, British Columbia
Whistler, British Columbia
Mackenzie County, Alberta
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Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Quesnel, British Columbia
Esquimalt, British Columbia
Nelson, British Columbia
Although property prices in Nelson tend to be quite high, property tax rates are low. According to MoneySense, the property tax rate is 1.53% of the average income, costing an average of $1,302.52 a year.
Williams Lake, British Columbia
New Westminster, British Columbia
Now that you're familiar with the cities with the lowest taxes in Canada, brush up on where to buy a house in Canada in 2018.