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Need a copy of your tax bill or a payment receipt? Visit Property tax document request


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.

Property assessment is a value placed on a property for municipal and provincial taxation purposes.

Do you have questions about your property taxes? Read our Property Tax Frequently Asked Questions.

2019 Property tax important dates

​Item ​Date ​Description
Tax bill
time period
January 1 to December 31 ​Property tax bills cover the calendar year.
Tax bill mailing May 24 ​Property owners who have not received a tax bill by the first week of June can request a copy of the bill by visiting property tax document request.
Tax payment deadline June 28 Property tax payment: options and instructions
7% penalty added July 1 and October 1 ​7% penalty is added to any unpaid tax bill balance.
Supplementary tax bills Various dates Supplementary tax bills issued after the annual billing are due and payable on the date shown on the notice.

Property tax bill and account information

Property tax bills are mailed annually in late May to the mailing address registered at Alberta Land Titles. Property tax bills and account information are not available online. Property owners who have not received a tax bill by the first week of June can request a copy of the bill by visiting property tax document request.

Change of name or mailing address

Local improvements and special taxes

Property tax refund

School support - provincial property tax

Supplementary tax bills

Tax bills in The Rivers District

Property tax payment

Property tax payment – Payment options and instructions. 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.

Late payment

Penalties - 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.

Dishonoured payments and service charges – Service charges when a payment is returned by your bank.

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 rates and statistical data

Median residential property tax

Property tax levy

Property tax rates - current

Property tax rates - historical

Tax bill and tax rate calculation


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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 making an assessment complaint.

Tax phone scam​ – Have you received a suspicious call advising you owe money to The City? 

Tax breakdown – Do you want to know how your property tax dollars are being spent? Get a breakdown of your property taxes.



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.