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Late tax payment penalties

Assessment and Tax Notice

Annual Assessment and Tax Notices are mailed in mid May and taxes are due the last business day of June.

The tax year is January 1 – December 31.

If you do not receive your notice, please contact the Assessment and Tax Department. Failure to receive a tax notice or loss of a tax notice will not be accepted as a reason for late payment.

More information:
Phone: 780-464-8196
Email: assess@strathcona.ca

Taxes for the current year (calendar year) that remain unpaid after the due date are subject to the following penalties:

  • July 1 - three per cent (on unpaid current tax levy)
  • August 1 - six per cent (on unpaid current tax levy not including July 1 penalty)
  • September 1 - nine per cent (on unpaid current tax levy not including the July 1 and August 1 penalty)

Arrears Penalties

The following penalties apply to the previous year(s) annual taxes as well as previous year(s) supplementary taxes.

  • January 1 - three per cent (on total outstanding balance as of December 31)
  • February 1 - six per cent (on total outstanding balance as of January 31 not including January penalty)
  • March 1 - nine per cent (on total outstanding balance as of February 29 not including January and February penalty)

Tax – Late Payment Penalties Bylaw 46-2011 (78.4 KB)

More information:

Frequently Asked Questions for 2017 tax year:

What is my property assessment based on?

The assessment and taxation process is governed by provincial legislation; your 2017 property assessment is based on a July 1, 2016 market value estimate, as measured by the real estate marketplace (i.e. property sales).

Last updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Page ID: 37383