Example Tax Notice

  1. Roll Number- This is a unique number used to identify a property. Please refer to the roll number when you are contacting us with a question regarding your taxes. It is also the number to be used when paying your taxes at the bank or through electronic banking services.
  2. Municipal Address - This is the civic address for this specific property.
  3. Amount Due by June 30 - This is the amount of outstanding taxes that are due by June 30. This amount takes into account any payments that you have already made to your tax roll. The Amount Paid box may say “Do Not Pay Autopayment” if you are on our TIPP program. If you do not see this message in this box and you thought you were on the TIPP program, please contact us.
  4. Assessment Code - This is a Government of Alberta coding system that is required to be shown on the assessment & tax notice. Each number represents the use of the property. For example, “2” in this area is one of the codes used for a single family home.
  5. (L & IMP) - This is an abbreviation for Land & Improvements. The improvements are any structure or building located on the property.
  6. Class - Refers to the type of property. “RS” stands for residential.
  7. Total Assessment - This amount is based on the estimated market value of your property on July 1 of the previous year.
  8. School Support - This section shows where the education amount of your tax dollar is going. If you want to make a change, please contact the assessment department at 780.672.4426 or assessment@camrose.ca.
  9. Local Improvements - Any local improvements for your property show in this area. They will be separated by bylaw number and will show the amount and expiry date of each one. The total local improvements are included in the balance owing. Please note: if you prepaid your local improvements, no information will show in this area.
  10. Penalty Information - Taxes must be paid by June 30 to avoid penalties. If June 30 falls on a weekend, taxes are due on the last business day of June in order to avoid penalty.
  11. Mortgage Company - If taxes are paid through your mortgage, this area will show the name of your financial institution. The outstanding balance of your taxes is sent to them for payment. If no financial institute appears in this area, the property owner is responsible to pay the taxes.
  12. Owners - This area will have a name in it only if there is another owner on the land title. They will be sent a tax notice as well.
  13. Municipal Tax Rate - This is the mill rate that is set by the City Council. The mill rate divided by 1,000 and then multiplied by your assessment equals your municipal taxes. There is a tax rate for the municipal levy and a tax rate for the education levy.
  14. Provincial Tax Rate School Support - This mill rate is set by the Province.
  15. Provincial Tax Rate Camrose and Area Lodge - This mill rate is set by the Province.
  16. Total Current Tax - The total taxes on your property for the current year.
  17. Total Credit or Arrears - Shows any payments made prior to the mailing of the tax notice or any balance outstanding from the previous year. The dollar amount will appear with a “-“behind it indicates a credit balance.
  18. Outstanding Balance Due June 30 or Monthly Tax Payment Starting June - The balance of the taxes outstanding that is due June 30 or is the amount of your new monthly tax payment starting with June's payment and continuing through to the end of the year.

 

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