Tax dollar breakdown

Breaking down your tax dollar

The City of Red Deer collects taxes on behalf of the province for education and Bridges Community Living. Based on 2020 rates, the following is the breakdown of where your tax dollars go:

  • Municipal Portion: 73.4%
  • Education: 26.1%
  • Bridges Community Living: 0.5%

The following is how the municipal portion of your tax dollar is spent:

15%

Parks & Public Works

27%

Other City Expenses

16%

Emergency Services

8%

Transit & Fleet

12%

Safe & Healthy Communities

22%

Municipal Policing Services