Digby has lower commercial taxes and fees than the majority of Nova Scotia Municipalities:

nova scotia Nova Scotia Municipal Property Tax Rates

These rates are applied to property assessment (based on market value) which can change from year to year.

The convention is to express the tax rate as per $100 of assessment.

Towns

 2010/112011/122012/132013/142014/152015/16
Amherst 4.60 4.60 4.55 4.45 4.45 4.45
Annapolis Royal 3.15 3.15 3.15 3.15 3.15 3.15
Antigonish 2.47 2.50 2.53 2.53 2.55 2.57
Berwick 3.88 3.91 3.88 3.80 3.49 3.50
Bridgetown 3.63 3.79 3.90 3.93 3.93 N/A
Bridgewater 4.06 4.06 3.99 3.99 3.99 3.99
Clark's harbour 5.58 5.58 5.58 5.58 5.58 5.58
Digby 3.89 3.89 3.99 4.18 4.18 4.18
Hantsport 3.55 3.69 3.85 3.85 3.82 3.82
Kentville 3.46 3.48 3.47 3.38 3.36 3.33
Lockeport 5.31 5.36 5.36 5.36 5.36 5.39
Lunenburg 3.30 3.26 3.19 3.26 3.28 3.28
Mahone Bay 2.94 2.90 2.88 2.91 2.91 2.86
Middleton 4.30 4.30 4.26 4.26 4.27 4.29
Mulgrave 4.40 4.43 4.42 4.43 4.39 4.42
New Glasgow 4.15 4.40 4.40 4.40 4.40 4.40
Oxford 4.95 4.98 4.98 4.98 4.99 4.98
Parrsboro 4.17 4.17 4.15 4.13 3.99 3.85
Pictou 4.40 4.40 4.39 4.39 4.38 4.38
Port Hawkesbury 4.38 4.25 4.27 4.38 4.38 4.38
Shelburne 3.81 3.81 3.81 3.86 3.86 3.86
Springhill 5.53 5.53 5.53 5.53 5.53 N/A
Stellarton 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.15
Stewiakce 3.41 3.41 3.41 3.41 3.41 3.46
Trenton 5.49 5.49 5.49 5.49 5.49 5.44
Truro 4.44 4.44 4.44 4.45 4.46 4.47
Westville 3.75 3.80 3.80 3.69 3.69 3.69
Windsor 4.08 4.08 4.08 4.08 3.99 3.99
Wolfville 3.57 3.55 3.55 3.55 3.55 3.55
Yarmouth 4.52 4.52 4.52 4.51 4.45 4.39

Municipalities

 2010/112011/122012/132013/142014/152015/16
Annapolis 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80
Antigonish 1.48 1.48 1.48 1.46 1.46 1.46
Argyle 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
Barrington 2.63 2.63 2.63 2.62 2.55 2.55
Chester 1.53 1.54 1.54 1.53 1.53 1.53
Clare 2.07 2.07 2.07 2.07 2.07 2.07
Colchester 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
Cumberland 2.63 2.63 2.63 2.63 2.63 2.63
Digby 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Guysborough 2.56 2.58 2.58 2.58 2.58 2.58
Hants, East 2.70 2.70 2.71 2.70 2.70 2.70
Hants, West 1.59 1.60 1.68 1.68 1.75 1.80
Inverness 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.85
Kings 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.29
Lunenburg 2.06 2.08 1.98 1.96 1.96 1.96
Pictou 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82
Richmond 2.01 2.01 2.01 2.07 2.07 2.08
Shelburne 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82 1.82
St. Mary's 2.15 2.13 2.13 2.13 2.15 2.18
Victoria 2.19 2.19 2.15 2.10 2.10 2.10
Yarmouth 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15

Cape Breton Regional

 2010/112011/122012/132013/142014/152015/16
Dominion 4.89 4.92 4.95 4.98 5.19 5.19
Glace Bay 4.89 4.92 4.95 4.98 5.22 5.22
Louisbourg 4.89 4.92 4.95 4.98 5.25 5.25
New Waterford 4.89 4.92 4.95 4.98 5.22 5.22
North Sydney 4.89 4.92 4.95 4.98 5.23 5.23
Sydney Mines 4.89 4.92 4.95 4.98 5.12 5.12
City of Syndey 5.56 5.59 5.62 5.65 5.63 5.63
Cape Breton Mun-Suburban * 4.7 4.72 4.74 4.76 5.05 5.05

Halifax Regional

 2010/112011/122012/132013/142014/152015/16
Halifax 3.83 3.78 3.60      
Halifax Urban Core 3.84 3.80 3.61 3.55 3.40 3.36
Dartmouth 3.84 3.80 3.61 3.55 3.40 3.36
Bedford 3.84 3.80 3.61 3.55 3.40 3.36
County Urban 3.84 3.80 3.61 3.55 3.40 3.36
County Rural 3.39 3.37 3.17 3.20 3.00 2.98
County Suburban 3.83 3.78 3.60   3.40 3.36

Region of Queens

 2010/112011/122012/132013/142014/152015/16
Liverpool 3.01 2.95 2.98 2.96 2.95 2.95
Queens Co. 2.04 2.04 2.07 2.07 2.07 2.07