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Have you paid your 2018 Property Taxes?

Have you paid your 2018 Property Taxes?
Did you realize that your property taxes were due July 31st, 2018? All unpaid property taxes, with the exception of the monthly instalment participants, received a 12% penalty on August 1st, 2018. Another 12% penalty will be applied to all outstanding property tax balances on January 1, 2019. For example, if your 2018 property tax bill was $3,500 and not paid, it would have incurred a $420.00 penalty on August 1st, which would increase your balance to $3,920.00. If it still remains unpaid as of January 1, 2019, it will incur another $470.40 penalty which would increase your balance to $4,390.40. If you are unable to pay your property tax bill, we strongly encourage you to find some other source of financing rather than incur such steep penalties.

Any property with an outstanding balance for 2 years will be listed on the tax arrears list, in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26, Section 412 and sent to the Government of Alberta Land Titles Registrar. Upon doing so, the Registrar will endorse the certificate of title with a tax recovery notification, which acts as a lien against the said property until the taxes are paid in full. Mortgage companies are also notified of this action. Property may be sold at a public auction by your municipality if taxes are not paid.

Property taxes are an amount owing to your municipality and MUST be paid.