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Property tax

Property Tax

Property Tax bills are mailed in May and due June 30, 2021.

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The City of Calgary is supporting citizens and businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the 2020 tax year, Council approved two municipal property tax relief measures to provide flexibility for property owners facing financial hardship:

  1. The tax payment deadline was extended from June 30 to September 30 without late payment penalties. The tax due date printed on the bill was June 30. However, property owners had until September 30 to pay their 2020 tax bill without penalty as the annual July 1 7% penalty was cancelled and the October 1 7% penalty was amended by Council to 3.5%.
  2. The Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP) suspended its 2% filing fee for taxpayers who joined TIPP between January 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021. 

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

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


2021 Property tax key dates

​Item ​Date ​Description
Item: Tax bill time period Date: January 1 to December 31 Description: ​Property tax bills cover the calendar year.
Item: Tax bill mailing Date: May  Description: ​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.
Item: Tax due date Date: June 30 Description: Property tax payment: options and instructions
Item: ​7% penalty added Date: July 1 & October 1 Description: ​7% penalty is added to any unpaid tax bill balance


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