Assessment and Tax Information
ASSESSMENT AND TAX NOTICE INFORMATION – Please read our informative brochure HERE.
TAX PAYMENT / PENALTY INFORMATION – available HERE – also inserted with the Tax Notices.
TAX / ASSESSMENT INFORMATION:
Are you looking for tax / assessment information for a property in the Town of Claresholm? This information is available for a fee depending on the information you require.
If you require information solely on assessed value on a property and the property tax amount based on the current mill rate, please complete THIS FORM and fax to (403) 625-3869 along with a copy of your cheque in the amount of $15 payable to the Town of Claresholm.
If you require more comprehensive information including whether or not the property taxes have been paid and if there are any outstanding utilities, please complete THIS FORM and fax to (403) 625-3869 along with a copy of your cheque for $15 payable to the Town of Claresholm.
Should you require a Tax Certificate with the information noted above, please make the cheque payable for $20 and specify that a Tax Certificate is requested on the above form.
Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPPs) is available to all taxpayers. This is a monthly payment plan, by direct debit ONLY, with payment taken the 3rd of each month starting in January through to December. Applications for 2016 have now been completed. New applicants have until December 16, 2016 to sign up for the 2017 year. Your tax account must have a zero balance to qualify for this payment program. Taxpayers on this program do not adhere to the June 30th tax payment deadline. Please see the sidebar to the left for all forms related to this program.
EDUCATION PROPERTY TAX – Government of Alberta – Please read the brochure HERE.
**2015 MILL RATE BYLAW received third and final reading at the May 11, 2015 Council Meeting and is available HERE.
2014 Mill Rate Bylaw received third and final reading at the April 28, 2014 Council Meeting and is available HERE.
2013 Mill Rate Bylaw received third and final reading at the May 13th, 2013 Council Meeting and is available HERE.**
2012 Mill Rate Bylaw received third and final reading at the May 14, 2012 Council Meeting and is available HERE.
**March 29, 2016 – 2015 ASSESSMENT ROLL for the 2016 TAX LEVY is now available HERE. Every property’s 2015 assessment is available in this document by CIVIC ADDRESS. If you have questions, please contact the Town Office.
2014 ASSESSMENT ROLL for the 2015 TAX LEVY is available HERE for comparison.
2013 ASSESSMENT ROLL for the 2014 TAX LEVY is available HERE for comparison.
2012 ASSESSMENT ROLL for the 2013 TAX LEVY is available HERE for comparison.
2011 ASSESSMENT ROLL for the 2012 TAX LEVY is available HERE for comparison.
2010 ASSESSMENT ROLL for the 2011 TAX LEVY is available HERE for comparison.
Please remember that your property assessment is a reflection of market activity with a valuation date of July 1, 2014 and a physical condition date of December 31, 2014. In instances where the assessed value of a property increases and the mill rate decreases there can often be little change in the taxes payable. Inversely, when the assessed value of a property decreases and the mill rate increases there can be little change in taxes payable.