Property Taxes and Assessment

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Questions? 

Call (403) 328-5525 or e-mail tax@lethcounty.ca

PAYMENT FOR TAXES CAN BE MADE BY:

*Postdated cheques are accepted.

MAIL:
Enclose the remittance stub at the bottom of the notice with a Cheque or Money Order.

IN PERSON:
Visit our Lethbridge Office or Picture Butte offices during business hours.

DROP OFF BOX (AFTER HOURS):
Payments can be deposited in our 24 hour "drop off box" available outside at the Lethbridge Office.  Please do not deposit cash in the drop off box.

BANK:
Please check with your financial institution to ensure they accept payments for the County and allow 3 business days for processing.

TELEPHONE OR ONLINE BANKING:

Electronic payments must be received on or before the due date shown on the front of notice. Always allow sufficient time for processing.

PRE-AUTHORIZED DEBIT PROGRAM:
Please contact the County at (403) 328-5525 for more information.

ONLINE CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS THROUGH PLASTIQ:
You can pay Accounts Receivable, Utility and Tax bills using credit or debit cards. It is a third-party service provider that allows you to pay with MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express. Please note that payments may take 2-3 business days to process and that a Plastiq service fee will be applied (2.5% for credit cards, 1% for debit cards).

To get started with Plastiq, select the link below:
Pay with Plastiq

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Late Tax Payment Penalties:
July 31, 5% penalty on current
September 30, 5% penalty on current
November 30, 5% penalty on current
January 31,15% penalty on outstanding

SENIORS PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL PROGRAM:
The Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program allows eligible senior homeowners to defer all or part of their annual residential property taxes through a low-interest home equity loan with the Government of Alberta.  For more information click on the link: Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program or visit https://www.alberta.ca/seniors-property-tax-deferral-program.aspx

FORMS:
- Assessment Complaints Agent Authorization Form
- Assessment Review Board Complaints Form
- Change of Address Form