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Assessment to Tax Relationship

Your property assessment is used to determine your share of the total property taxes your City needs to provide the services and infrastructure, as established in the annual budget.

The change in your property assessment compared to the overall change for all property in your assessment class determines whether you will pay more, less, or the same as the average property tax increase.

​If your tax bill is either higher or lower than last year, it may be due to:

  1. a change in the Provincial Education tax required by Alberta Learning and distributed to the Public and Separate School Boards.
  2. a change in the tax requirements of the Green Acres Foundation necessary for the operation of their senior facilities and supports.
  3. a change in the City's overall budget to meet the demands for City services.
  4. a change in your property's assessed market value if it is higher or lower than the average change in property values City wide.

For more information

Phone: 311 or 403-320-3111 (if outside of Lethbridge)
Email: or
Address: City Hall, 1st Floor, 910 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 0P6

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