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Supplementary Tax

  • When a new building or an addition to an existing building is completed in the calendar year, a supplementary tax bill will be issued by the end of the year
  • The supplementary tax bill will reflect the number of months the building was completed or occupied during the year
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Road Maintenance Tax

      • The objective of this levy is to fund costs associated with maintaining the streets and sidewalks fronting businesses and houses where infrastructure is 10 years or older

 Local Improvement Tax   

  • There may be additional charges on your tax bill for previously approved Local Improvements
  • Local improvements include new or replacement construction projects intended to upgrade specific areas in communities throughout the city
  • Examples are sidewalk replacement and lane paving
  • For more information, see our
  • Local Improvement Brochure
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    Business Revitalization Zone  

     
    The City collects taxes for the Lethbridge Downtown Revitalization Zone to provide for improvements in the downtown area. To reach the BRZ office, please phone 403-327-9002.

     

    Manufactured Home Tax 

    • Designated manufactured homes are assessed and taxed in the same manner as other houses, structures, and improvements
    • Property tax on designated manufactured homes is based on the assessed value of the buildings and improvements only
    • The land is assessed separately and notices are mailed to the owner of the designated Manufactured Home community
    • Payment of the annual property taxes is the responsibility of the owner on record at the time of billing as reflected on the tax notice  

    Exempt to Taxable Change

    • If an exempt property becomes liable to taxation during the tax year, such as land purchased from the City, an amended Assessment and Taxation Notice will be issued by the end of the year
    • The amended Assessment and Taxation Notice will reflect the number of months that the land was owned by you