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 off the proposed budget for 2023, the following is the estimated breakdown of where your tax dollars go:

  • Municipal portion: 76.65%
  • Education: 22.93%
  • Bridges Community (SRS Affordable Housing and Design Industrial Property): 0.41%

The following is how the municipal portion of your tax dollar would be spent, using the proposed 2023 budget:

22%

Municipal Policing Services

16%

General City Expenses

16%

Emergency Services

10%

Recreation & Culture

18%

Parks, Roads & Snow

8%

Transit

7%

Neighbourhoods

1%

Electricity

1%

Waste, Water & Air