Tax Facts

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Property tax is made up of a Provincial education portion, or school “levy”, a seniors portion, a municipal portion, also called a municipal “levy”, and local improvement charges.

  • The Provincial Government determines the amount of education tax each municipality in Alberta will pay. Your Village is required to collect this tax from property owners on behalf of the Province.
  • The Ridge Country Housing Authority determines the amount of tax necessary for the operation of their senior facilities and supports. Your Village is required to collect this tax from property owners on behalf of the Ridge Country Housing Authority.
  • Municipal property taxes are used to pay for civic services like fire, peace officer, waste management, parks and recreation, roads, sewers, and other infrastructure.