In accordance with the Municipal Government Act, payments will be considered paid on time if received at the County Office by 4:30p.m.; postmarked by Canada Post; or processed by a financial institution on or before the due date. If a Canada Post postmark is absent or illegible, the date received by Woodlands County will be considered the payment date. Commercial postage meter imprints will NOT be honoured.
- Municipal taxes for Woodlands County are levied in May unless you are on TIPP. These taxes are due June 30 of each year for the year running from January 1 to December 31.
- Municipal taxes calculated by taking the current assessment of a property and multiplying it by the mill rate and dividing by 1000= tax dollars due. (example assessment of 100,000 X 10.5356 mill rate/1000 = $1053.56 tax dollars.
- The County places penalties on unpaid tax balances twice per year, on July 1 and September 1 at a rate of 6 per cent.
- Your municipal taxes may be paid at either County office in Whitecourt or Fort Assiniboine by means of cash, cheque or Interact. The County does accept post dated cheques for June 30. Municipal taxes may also be paid at your local bank as long as you provide the bank with the portion of your tax notice that has the tracking number for the County’s bank account. If you choose to mail your tax payment, please ensure that it has been post marked prior to June 30 due date.
- Woodlands County has a Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPP) in effect that enable ratepayers to make twelve monthly installments for property taxes rather than one annual payment.
ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX INFORMATION