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2019 Property Taxes

  • 06 May 2019
  • Written by  Big Lakes County

Property Taxes are due and payable on or before Friday, June 28, 2019.  This is to advise the ratepayers of Big Lakes County that the Property Assessment and Tax Notices were mailed out May 9, 2019.

A 7.5% penalty will be applied to current taxes and arrears if payment is received after June 28, 2019 and an additional 14.5% for payments made after January 31, 2020.

Failure to receive a tax notice doesn’t alleviate property from property taxation. If you don’t receive a property tax notice by May 31, 2019, please contact our office.

If your address has changed and you have not notified our office previously, please do so immediately by calling 780-523-5955, or faxing us at 780-523-4227 or e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or send letter to Big Lakes County, PO Box 239, High Prairie, AB T0G 1E0. Also please contact Land Titles to update your address; it will also update our system.

To further accommodate our tax payers, Big Lakes County will be open during noon hour starting June 20 to June 28, 2019.

Remittance should be made payable to BIG LAKES COUNTY by accepted bank cheque, bank draft or money order. Cheques and bank drafts must be payable in Canadian funds. The postmark will determine date of payment. Property Taxes cannot be paid by credit card.

Payments can be made at the County Office, Hamlet of Kinuso, online Banking through *ATB, *Royal Bank, *T.D Canada Trust, *Horizon Credit Union, *Scotia Bank or at the *Royal Bank branch in High Prairie. Please provide remittance slip when paying at Branch.

Municipalities are not required to provide property tax receipts unless requested by the taxpayer. If you would like a receipt for taxes please call or email our office.

Big Lakes County
PO Box 239
High Prairie, AB T0G 1E0
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(780) 523-5955