Property Taxes
The tax amount on your combined Tax and Assessment Notice is for taxes levied for the current year.  The Tax and Assessment Notice for the Town of Spirit River are mailed out at the end of June and are due by August 31 each year.

If payment of taxes is not received by the due date of August 31, a penalty of 5% (5 percent) will be levied against any remaining unpaid taxes on the 1st day of September. A second penalty of 13% (13 percent) will be levied against any remaining unpaid taxes on the 6th business day of September.  Any outstanding arrears will receive a penalty of 18% (18 percent) on January 1 of each year.

Any outstanding arrears after two (2) years will be subject to the Tax Recovery Process.

The Town of Spirit River property taxes may consist of municipal and educational taxes, Grande Spirit, Recreation Tax, and local improvement charges.


Payment Options
  • We accept cash, debit, cheque, or online payments - NO credit card
  • Pay in person between 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (closed 12:00-1:00 p.m. for lunch)
  • Online or in-branch payments with ATB or RBC
  • Mail
  • Drop Box (located at the front doors of Town Office)


If you have any questions or would like more information regarding the Tax and Assessment Notices with the Town of Spirit River, please call our office.


For Information on how to understand Property Assessment and Taxation:
Alberta Municipal Affairs
Municipal Property Assessment
Property Tax

Here you will find guides to help you understand your Taxation Notice and Assessment Notice and other pertinent information.

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