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Complaint Procedures

Assessment Complaints
If you have any questions or concerns about your assessment, please contact the Assessment Department prior to filing a complaint.

If after you have discussed your concerns with the assessment department and still believe your property assessment or any other property is unfair, you may file a written complaint to the clerk of the assessment review board, Pursuant to Section 460 of the Municipal Government Act and Matters Relating to Assessment Complaints Regulation.

Assessment Complaint Procedure
View the Guide to Filing Assessment Complaint and Preparing for Hearing.

To file a complaint you must complete an Assessment Review Complaint Form and Assessment Complaints Agent Authorization Form.

  • Submit appropriate appeal fee (See Fees for Filing a Complaint below)
  • A complaint must explain why the complainant thinks information shown on the property assessment and tax notice is incorrect
  • The date by which a complaint must be received cannot be later than the "Final Date for Complaint" as stated on the property assessment and tax notice
  • The Assessment Review Board cannot hear complaints about the amount of the property tax bill or tax rate
  • Complaints on Linear (LN) property assessment class must be submitted to the Municipal Government Board within the time period shown on the linear assessment notices, which are sent out by the assessor designated by the minister

Fees for Filing a Complaint
Fees for filing a complaint must be enclosed. Cheques should be made payable to Wheatland Countyplease do not send cash. Assessment complaints must be forwarded to:

Wheatland County
Attn: Clerk of Assessment Review Board
Hwy 1 RR 1
Strathmore, AB T1P 1J6

Residential (RI & RV) & Farmland (FL) Assessment Class (per Roll Number)

Assessment Value Appeal Fee
Any value $50

                                                                     
Non-Residential (NR, ME) Total for Assessment Class (per Roll Number)

Assessment Value Appeal Fee
1 - 500,000 $100
500,001 - 1,000,000 $300
1,000,001 - 4,000,000 $500
4,000,001 and above $650


Note: If the Assessment Review Board makes a decision in your favour, the appeal fee will be refunded and the adjustment will be applied to the tax roll. A complaint against your property assessment does not exempt you from paying taxes on time, nor does it exempt you from being charged late payment penalties. 

Contact Us

Wheatland County
Highway 1 RR 1
Strathmore, Alberta
T1P 1J6

Ph: (403) 934-3321
Fx: (403) 934-4889
 
Our Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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