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Property Taxes

Yearly, Council approves the budget based on the expenditures required to provide necessary services. From this total amount, taxes are levied to support the budget. This amount makes up the municipal portion of your taxes. Other taxes are levied by the Alberta school systems and the North Peace Housing Foundation. These amounts are collected by the Town and forwarded to those organizations.

If you wish to pay your taxes monthly, please enroll in the Pre-Authorized Tax Installment Payment Plan. Arrangements to enroll may be made when you first purchase a property or before January 10th.

PRE-AUTHORIZED TAX

INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLAN

Persons owning property in the town of Fairview wishing to pay their current 2022 property taxes by monthly installments under the Town’s Preauthorized Tax Installment Payment Plan may do so by making arrangements at the Town Office by January 9th, 2022.  Further information pertaining to new participants for the plan, contact the Town Office by calling 780-835-5461, emailing taxes@fairview.ca or stop by the office.

Tax notices are sent out in May of each year and are due payable in full on June 30th of each tax year. Failure to receive a tax notice is not considered sufficient reason for non-payment of property taxes. If you have not received your tax notice please call the office at 780-835-5461.


2022 Residential Tax Rates

Municipal tax rate (set by the Town of Fairview)0.00975
Education tax rate0.0027661
North Peace Housing Foundation0.0005151

2022 Non-residential Tax Rates

Municipal tax rate (set by the Town of Fairview)0.01445
Education tax rate0.0035519
North Peace Housing Foundation0.0005151

2022 Property Tax Information

Property Tax Notices were mailed on May 16st , 2022.  The Town of Fairview Property Tax consists of municipal taxes, education taxes, North Peace Housing Foundation levy and local improvement taxes where applicable.

Taxes are due on June 30th, 2022, with penalties applied on the current amount after June 30th, 2022, at the rate of 15% with exception of the property owners who are currently enrolled in the Tax Installment Payment Plan.   

Failure to receive a tax notice is not considered sufficient reason for non-payment of property taxes.  If you have NOT received your notice, please contact the Town of Fairview office at 780-835-5461 or email reception@fairview.ca or  taxes@fairview.ca to request your tax notice.

We accept cash, cheque, debit, online payments and payments made at the bank.

Notice to the owners of the mobile homes in the mobile home park, Fairview Estates, your mobile home is taxable by the Town of Fairview, you do pay property tax to the Town of Fairview on the mobile home, if you do not receive a property tax notice please contact the tax department.

The Town of Fairview acts as a school tax collector on behalf of the province and the separate school board.  School taxes are not subject to control or review by the Town of Fairview. 

Municipal taxes are levied by an adopted tax rate to provide municipal services.  The tax is calculated by multiplying the tax rate by the assessed value of property.

Daryl Greenhill, CLGM

CAO; Town of Fairview


2022 Assessment Notice Information

The assessment notices were mailed on February 10th, 2022.  Tax notices will be mailed out in May. If you did not receive your assessment notice, please call the Town Office and request a notice. 

All non-linear assessment complaints for the Town of Fairview along with the applicable fees are due by April 19th, 2022.  An assessment complaint must be filled out using the Government of Alberta Assessment Review Board Complaint Form (LGS1402).  This form can be provided to you by the Town of Fairview office or you can download it from the Municipal Affairs website at www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca

Assessments are based on market value as of July 1, 2021.  You may appeal the assessed value of your property, but not the tax rate. 

For information about your assessment, please contact the Town’s assessors: KCL Consulting Inc online at www.kcl-consulting.com/inquiry-form/