The municipality of Warman had the lowest municipal property tax gap of major centres in Saskatchewan in 2016.
The gap is the difference between what commercial property owners pay and what residential owners pay. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says the gap was 1.39 in Warman. That means commercial property owners, on average, paid $1.39 for every dollar of municipal property tax paid by homeowners. Martensville came in second with a gap of 1.61. Saskatoon comes next at 1.76. Regina placed seventh at 2.16. The biggest gap of the 15 cities surveyed was Prince Albert where commercial property owners pay $3.86 for every dollar paid by homeowners. The CFIB says Saskatoon had the lowest municipal property tax bill at $1,847. Prince Albert had the highest at $6,546.