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The City encourages all property owners to resolve any questions about property taxes well in advance of the due date for payment. If the City does not receive full payment on time, you will be subject to the following late-payment penalties.

When paying by cheque, ensure it is signed, dated and completed accurately. The City is not responsible for errors and omissions. If the City cannot process your payment due to an error on the cheque or insufficient funds, late-payment penalties and a service charge may be applied to your account.

Late-payment penalties – current year property taxes

Date Penalty Description
June 30 N/A Due date for payment of property taxes
July 1

5%

(For every $2,000 dollars in outstanding taxes, it would cost $100 in penalty).

Applied to any outstanding balance of current year property taxes-for a total annual rate of 15%.
September 1 5%
November 1 5%

Late-payment penalties – prior years' property taxes

Date Penalty Description
January 1
February 1
March 1
April 1
May 1
June 1
July 1
August 1
September 1
October 1
November 1
December 1




1.25% per month
 
Applied to any outstanding balance of prior years' property taxes—for a total annual rate of 15%.
 

Late-payment penalties – additional charges

Date Penalty Description
1st business day of each month 1.25% per month Applied to any outstanding balance of additional charges that have been added to your account.

Additional charges that might appear on your tax notice include supplementary taxes and charges for services such as weed control and snow removal. 

Service charges

Charge Description
$35 Charge applies when payment is not cleared by your bank or financial institution.
$17.50 
per account
Charge applies when payment is not cleared by your bank or financial institution.

This charge applies when a single bank withdrawal or one cheque is received for multiple tax accounts.
$10.00 
per account
The City of Edmonton charges all lending institutions that pay property taxes on behalf of their mortgagees a fee of $10.00 per account.

This fee covers the administrative costs associated with the billing and processing of payments on behalf of mortgage companies.

 

Assessment and Tax Tools

Tax Monthly Payment Plan

Pay your property taxes monthly instead of in one annual payment.

For More Information

Property Tax Information

Telephone In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311
TTY 780-944-5555
Email taxes@edmonton.ca

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