Assessment & Taxation

  1. Assessment
  2. Taxation

Property Assessment

The assessment of your property is shown on the assessment notice which is sent out by March of each year. Property assessment is the estimated market value of your property, which is then used to calculate property taxes.

Certification of Mailing: 2024 Assessment Notices

This is a notification that, as per Section 311 (1) of the Municipal Government Act, property assessment notices were mailed to all property owners in Wetaskiwin as of February 16, 2024. The complaint deadline is April 29, 2024.

Assessment Disputes

If you disagree with the assessment of your property, you have the right to submit a complaint. Get more information about the steps you need to take to submit a complaint about your property assessment. Please contact Accurate Assessment Group Ltd. and speak with Kurt Hartman, Assessment Specialist, toll free at 1.877.438.2305.

If, after speaking with an assessor, you still do not agree with your assessment, please speak with the assessor about the assessment appeal process. The assessment appeal deadline will be indicated on the front of the assessment and tax notices. It is important to note Section 460(6) of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26, RSA 2000 states "a complaint may be made about a designated officer’s refusal to grant an exemption or deferral under a bylaw under section 364.1".

For a complaint to be heard by an Assessment Review Board, the complaint form must be completed and filed with the Assessment Review Board clerk along with the appropriate fee established by Council. If an assessment complaint is to be handled by an Agent, the Assessment Complaints Agent Authorization form must also be filed.

Property Owner mailing address or change of name

Information | Note: Due to processing delay at The Province of Alberta Land Titles Office, recent ownership and mailing address changes may not be reflected on Assessment Notices and Tax Bills.

Land Titles: tax bills and assessment notices 

It is the property owner's responsibility to keep the Land Titles record accurate. The City’s source of property ownership and mailing address information for assessment notices and tax bills is a property’s Certificate of Title as registered with the Province of Alberta Land Titles Office.

Under the Municipal Government Act Section 337, once mailed, a tax bill is considered to have been received after seven (7) days. Non-receipt of your property tax bill does not exempt you from late payment penalties.

Property owner mailing address changes 

Mailing address changes must be made in writing with the Province of Alberta Land Titles Office using the Province’s Notice of Change of Address for Service form. Changes made to your land title are received electronically by The City of Wetaskiwin from the Province of Alberta Land Titles Office.

Note: Province of Alberta Land Titles Office will not take change requests over the phone.

Property owner name changes

All ownership changes to a title, including changes due to marriage, divorce, death, legal name change, spelling corrections, or adding/removing an owner must be made in writing using the appropriate forms with the Province of Alberta Land Titles Office. Changes made to your land title are received electronically by The City of Wetaskiwin from the Province of Alberta Land Titles Office.

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