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Finance

Contact and Department Information

E-Mail: finance@smokylakecounty.ab.ca
E-Mail: taxes@smokylakecounty.ab.ca
Phone: (780) 656-3730
Fax: (780) 656-3768

2018 Financial Statement

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2019 Budget

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2019 - 2023 Financial Plan DRAFT

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2018 Mill Rates

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Property Tax Programs & Services

Small Business Assessment Subclass

Council has passed Bylaw 1321-18 to set up an assessment sub-class for small businesses. The purpose of this bylaw is to establish a base that will allow Council to set a separate tax rate for qualifying businesses. In order to qualify, a small business must complete the Annual Small Business Declaration prior to December 31 of each year.

FAQ's: click here
To review the By-law: click here
To Download the Decloratiion Form: click here

Assessment Review Board

To Download the Assessment Complaint Form: Go here

Property Taxation Monthly Payment Plan Terms

Deadline to be accepted on the direct debit tax payment plan is November 15th of each year.The current years taxes, local improvement levy plus any tax arrears must be paid in full for eligibility in the Plan. The payment calculation will be based on the previous year's tax levy divided by twelve (12) months.Any increase / decrease in the issuing of the current year's Assessment and Tax Notice will be adjusted in the month of June.

To Download the Tax Installment Form: click here

Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program

The Seniors Property Tax Deferral program allows eligible senior homeowners to defer all or part of their property taxes through a low-interest home equity loan from the Alberta government. If you qualify, the Alberta government will pay all or part of your property taxes on your behalf through a low-interest loan that is secured against your home equity. You then re-pay the loan with interest when you sell your house, are no longer eligible, or at any time you choose. The Seniors Property Tax Deferral program is voluntary and homeowners must apply.


Eligibility

To be eligible for the Seniors Property Tax Deferral program, you must:

To apply

For more information, or to get an application form, visit www.health.alberta.ca or call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre at 1-877-644-9992.

To Download the Tax Installment Form: click here

Declaration of School Support

By provincial legislation, all individuals who own property located in a municipality where both a public school district and a Roman Catholic separate school district exist are required to complete a Declaration of School Support Form when a property is acquired. However, an individual may file the Declaration at any subsequent time.

The purpose of collecting this Declaration is to apportion the percentage of the school tax collected on the property to the appropriate school district, according to the declaration of faith.

To Download the School Support Notice for Individuals: click here


To Download the School Support Notice for Corporations: click here