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Property tax

Payment options

Penalties - for late tax payment

Property tax 2015

Council has approved the 2015 Property Tax Bylaw, which sets the 2015 property tax rate. More on property tax 2015


Property tax is calculated and billed annually using the property's assessed value, as found on your property assessment notice, and the Council-approved property tax rate.

2015 Important dates

January 1 to December 31 - Property tax bills cover the calendar year.

May 27 - Property tax bill mailing. Property owners who have not received their tax bill by the first week of June can contact Property Tax to request an electronic or printed copy of their bill.

June 30 - Property tax payment deadline.

July 1 and October 1 - 7% penalty is added to any unpaid tax bill balance.


Onward/ The City offers a Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP) that allows property owners to pay their taxes on a monthly basis over the course of the year.

Property tax payment – Payment options. All tax account charges are the registered property owner's responsibility.

Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP) - Pay your property taxes on a monthly basis to avoid late payment penalties.

Property Tax Assistance Program - A credit/rebate to assist low-income homeowners, regardless of age.

Alberta Seniors Property Tax Deferral - Allows eligible senior homeowners to defer all or part of their property taxes through a low-interest home equity loan with the Alberta government.

Property Tax Relief Program - Forgives property taxes, excluding local improvement tax, for owners who lost the use of their property after the June 2013 flood.

Late payment

Penalties and service charges - A 7% penalty is added to any unpaid balance on July 1 and October 1. Non-receipt of your property tax bill does not exempt you from late payment penalties.

Reminder notices
– When reminder notices are mailed and what to do if you believe your payment was made by the due date.


Property tax recovery notification lien - Property with tax arrears of more than one year will have a lien registered on the certificate of title.

Property tax sale – Properties with more than three years outstanding tax arrears are listed for sale.


Property tax bills and tax rates

Property tax bills are not available online. Property owners can contact Property Tax to request an electronic or printed copy of their bill or statement of account.

Local improvements and special taxes

Property tax rates - current

Property tax rates - historical

Tax bill and tax rate calculation

Tax bills in The Rivers District

School support - provincial property tax

Supplementary tax bills


General property tax information

Manufactured homes - How property tax is assessed on manufactured homes.

Property tax brochure – Overview of property tax information in PDF format.

Property taxes and assessment complaints – Frequently asked questions on property taxes when you are make an assessment complaint.


Property tax statistical data

Median residential property tax

Property tax levy

Contact Property Tax

Contact Property Tax

Change of name or mailing address

Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP) – request a TIPP application, change banking information or cancel participation.