Town of Bashaw Property Tax Notice 2022

Town of Bashaw, Under Part 10 Taxation - Division 1 - General Provisions of the Municipal Goverment Act Chapter M-26 and by this publication, certifies that the assessment/tax notice for the municipality have been sent May 26, 2022.

All assessed persons are deemed to have received their assessment/tax notices as a result of this publication.

Deadline for payment - August 2, 2022

Please note: Alberta Land titles are approximately three months behind in notifying the Town of Bashaw of title changes and we may not have the correct mailing information for the current owner. If you have purchased a property in the Town of Bashaw in the past few months and have not received a tax notice, please contact us. If you receive a tax notice for a property you have sold, please let us know. Regardless of whether a tax notice is received in the mail, the taxes are still due, and penalties will apply if payments are late.

Theresa Fuller, CAO Town of Bashaw
5011-52 Ave
Bashaw, Alberta T0B 0H0

Municipal Taxes

Municipal taxes cover costs of public services such as: police, fire, ambulance, road maintenance, water and sewer, water and sewer line maintenance, garbage and recycling services, parks and recreational facilities, social services, planning services, municipal administration, and council costs.

2022 Tax Rate Bylaw

A Tax Certificate can be obtained for $35.00. You may request a tax certificate by emailing admin(at) or by submitting a request in writing by mail or in person.

Alberta Education Property Tax

The Town of Bashaw is responsible for collecting provincial education tax from town property owners on behalf of the provincial government. Alberta Learning relies on property taxes to support education throughout the province.

While the Town of Bashaw is required by legislation to collect school taxes and lodge authority taxes, the municipality has no jurisdiction over setting these tax rates.

Alberta Education Property Tax.

Pay Your Taxes Monthly

The Town of Bashaw offers all taxpayers the opportunity to make monthly payments for taxes   if their tax account is paid up to date. 

To sign up for the Monthly Tax Incentive Payment Plan (TIPP) please Fill out the   Monthly Tax Installment Agreement   and submit it to the Town office.   Your taxes must be current in order to sign up.

Please contact the Town Office if you are unsure of your monthly payment amount or to clear up any tax arrears.

Taxes can be paid monthly by post-dated cheques (dated to the 15th of each month), pre-authorized debit, online banking, or in person by cash, cheque, or debit.

Important Reminders

  • Your property tax bill covers the period from January 1 to December 31.
  • Assessment appeals  must be submitted no later than Aug 2.
  • Even if you choose to   appeal your assessment, you are still required to pay your taxes before the deadline to avoid being charged late payment penalties. If the Assessment Review Board alters your assessment, the Town will adjust your tax account.
  • Property taxes are due Aug 2, 2022
  • A 12% penalty is added to any unpaid balance on current years levy on August 3 and an additional 12% penalty on the total balance owing on January 1.
  • All charges on a tax account become the responsibility of the registered owner of the property.
  • Tax bills are mailed to the address recorded at the Land Titles Office; it is the owner’s responsibility to keep the Land Titles record accurate.
  • Under the Municipal Government Act, once the notices have been mailed, the bill is considered to have been received within seven days.
  • Non-receipt of your property tax notice does not exempt you from penalty due to late payment. If you do not receive your tax notice by June 10, please contact the Town Office at (780) 372-3911 or email admin(at)
  • If you are a participant of the Monthly Tax Incentive Payment Plan (TIPP), you are not required to have taxes paid in full by July 31 unless you so choose to pay in full.
  • Payment for taxes may be made by cash, cheque, debit card, bank draft, pre-authorized payment or electronic funds transfer. A post-dated cheque to the tax due date is also acceptable. We DO NOT accept Credit Card payments. Please ensure your payment is postmarked (if mailed) or received at the Town Office (if paying in person or via bank transfer) on or before the due date listed on the front of your Notice (note that bank transfers often take a few days before the funds reach the Town’s bank account). Payments not received at the Town Office or post marked by the due date will be subject to a late payment penalty. Don’t leave your payment to the last minute! If you are mailing your payment, please allow ample time for your payment to be postmarked by Canada Post on or before the due date.
  • If you are submitting payment by telephone or internet banking, please ensure to use your six digit “Roll Number” located in the top right hand corner of your tax bill when making payment.
  • If you are unable to make it into the Town Office during business hours, there is a Drop Box located on the front steps of the office for your convenience.