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Taxation

Property taxes are collected annually from both residential and non-residential  properties.  The Combined Assessment and Property Tax Notice is mailed the beginning of May each year.  Property taxes are due June 30 each year, unless you are enrolled in the Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPP). See below for additional information regarding the TIPP and the application form.  

Your property taxes include a Municipal Tax, an Education Tax  and a Seniors Foundation Tax.  The Education Tax and Seniors Foundation Tax are set by the Government of Alberta, collected by the Town of Bon Accord and then remitted directly to the province.  For additional information on Education Property Tax visit the Government of Alberta website.

Tax payment deferral due to COVID-19
To provide relief to residents that may be experiencing financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on April 7, Bon Accord Council approved the 2020 Tax Penalty Bylaw Amendment for COVID-19 Bylaw; Bylaw #2020-16.  Bylaw #2020-16 extends the deadline to pay taxes, without penalty, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Notwithstanding the provisions of Bylaw #1999-04, for the 2020 Tax Year only, any current taxes or portion thereof that remain unpaid on or before August 31, 2020 shall have late payment penalties imposed on

  • September 1, 2020 @ 9% on unpaid current taxes; and on
  • October 1, 2020 at 6% on unpaid current taxes.  

Read Bylaw 2020-16

Additional Assessment Information for Residential Property Owners can be found on the Capital Region Assessment Services Commission website at: http://www.crasc.ca/assessment.php

We offer a Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPP) that allows property owners to pay their property taxes in monthly installments rather than a single payment, making the payment of taxes more manageable.  Residents must apply by January 8 to be considered for the current year taxes.  If you purchase a new home after this date and wish to take part in the TIPP program please contact the Town Office at 780-921-3550 for additional information.

Click here for the TIPP Bylaw & TIPP application form.