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Property tax



Overview

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.



2017 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 26 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 30 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.

Quick links

Property tax refund
Tax payment
TIPP - Tax Installment Payment Plan

Need a copy of your tax bill

Request property tax document

 



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 rebate
  • 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.

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

Non-payment

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.