New guide available! Learn how property taxes work

When you get questioned about property taxes, are you confident in your answers? If not, you should check out our new resource, Property Assessment and Taxation: A Guide for Alberta’s Municipal Leaders.

This guide is designed to be a handy reference for municipal elected officials and employees as it relates to administering and educating the public about property assessment and taxation. Key topics covered in the guide include:

  • How different types of property are assessed
  • Examples of how municipal and provincial education property tax rates are determined
  • An overview of equalized assessment and how it is calculated
  • How to answer common questions from residents and property taxpayers.

Bookmark the guide so the next time someone asks you a question on property taxes, you have the answer readily available to you.