The tax amount on your Assessment & Tax Notice is for taxes levied from January to December of the current year. The Town of Sexsmith Tax and Assessment Notice are mailed at the end of June and are due by July 31st of each year.
FAILURE TO RECEIVE A TAX NOTICE IS NOT CONSIDERED SUFFICIENT REASON FOR NON-PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES.
Due to the COVID-19 pandamic, taxes are due September 30, 2020 for this year ONLY. Tax notices will be mailed out by the beginning of July.
Tax Penalty Relief
you experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Town Council has amended the Tax Payment due date to September 30, 2020 for
this year ONLY. Taxes remaining outstanding
as of October 1, 2020 will be subject to a 9% penalty on the 2020 tax
levy. Taxes remaining outstanding by
November 1, 2020 will be subject to a 9% penalty on the 2020 tax levy. Taxes remaining outstanding as of January 1,
2021 will be subject to an 18% penalty on any outstanding taxes and penalties from
all previous years.
order to assist residents, Council has amended the Tax Penalty Bylaw to permit
taxes to be paid in installments. Should
you wish to enter into a tax installment plan, please submit an application to
the CAO with supporting documentation satisfactory to the CAO on or before
Click here to obtain an application for Tax Penalty Relief. To review the
Bylaw, click the tab Government-Town of Sexsmith Bylaws-Tax Penalty Relief
Bylaw No. 1006
Yearly, Town Council approves the budget based on the expenditures required to maintain and expand services necessary in Town. From this total amount, alternate sources of revenue such as user fees and grants are subtracted. The balance of the operating budget will vary from year to year and so will the municipal tax rate.
is passed annually in conjunction with our budget process.
|Total 2019 Mill Rate
|2019 Total Mill Rate
|2019 Total Mill Rate
Pre-Authorized Tax Payments
The Town of Sexsmith offers its residents a pre-authorized tax payment plan, which is an easy way to pay property taxes. A few facts about the pre-payment plan are as follows: Simplify payment of taxes by budgeting 12 installments from January to December; No worry about paying all taxes within 30 days of the mailing of tax notices; The current year pre-authorized tax payment is based on the previous year actual taxes; All prior taxes must be paid to December 31 of the current year for eligibility in the plan for the upcoming year. (e.g. All 2009 and prior taxes must be paid to December 31, 2009 for eligibility in the 2010 plan).
Click the below link to download our Pre-Authorized Tax Payments Application:
PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE JULY 31
Payments can be made as follows:
Payment can be made in person at the Town of Sexsmith office between 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Cash, debit card, and cheque are all accepted at the Town office.
Drop In Slot Payments
A drop in slot is located on the front door of the Town of Sexsmith office building at 9927 – 100 Street. Please make sure to identify the account name and contact information.
Cheque and money orders can be sent to:
Town of Sexsmith
Sexsmith, AB T0H 3C0
Telephone & Internet Banking
Only offered through financial institutes that have made arrangements with the Town of Sexsmith. For further information on the above, please contact the Town Office, Accounting Technician, at (780) 568-7245. You can also use PaySimply.ca
and pay with any bank card or credit card.
The Town of Sexsmith has found a convenient and simpler way to pay your taxes. ATB has partnered with PaySimply so that in just a few clicks, you can securely pay your property taxes online anytime, anywhere with any card. For more information or to get started, please visit www.paysimply.ca. This online systems allows you to use a credit card.
Address Changes & Name Changes
All land ownership changes and name changes are updated to our tax roll based solely on information provided by Alberta Land Titles. Address changes in our tax system will be made at the owner’s request, but all name changes must be made through Alberta Land Titles. If you require a name change, please drop into the Town Office, 9927 – 100 Street, for an application, contact Alberta Land Titles at 780-427-2742, or visit the website
Tax Incentive for Small Business
The Town of Sexsmith has passed a split tax rate bylaw in
order to offer taxes at a lower rate to small businesses.
The possibility for different business tax rates for small
business has recently been made possible with amendments to the Municipal
A municipality must do this by bylaw and must define in the
bylaw what a small business is in their community.
The Town of Sexsmith has defined a small business property
as a property in the municipality other than designated industrial property
having fewer than 10 employees across Canada, owned or leased by a business
operating under a business license issued by the municipality.
Interested applicants must have an application in by
December 31 of the year prior to the year of taxation to be eligible. If you
wish to apply for the 2019 tax year please have your application in no later
than December 31, 2018.
Please re-apply on an annual basis.
The application requirement is so that proper budgeting for
the coming year can be done.
Click here for an application or stop by the Town office located at 9927-100 Street.
Assessment Services for the Town of Sexsmith are contracted out to the County of Grande Prairie No. 1. If you have any questions or concerns about your assessment, please contact 780-513-3952. Click the below link to download our assessment program document:
Below is a link to the Public Web Map for the County of Grande Prairie, and the Towns and Villages
within. The web map will provide you with parcel information,
pictures, aeriel’s, and assessment information.