Tax Payments

While City Hall remains closed, a temporary Customer Service centre is open at the Recreation Centre (4501-47A Ave.) for residents who need to conduct business and pay bills in person. Customers are still encouraged to use other online methods if possible.

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As part of the ongoing response to COVID-19, The 2020 property tax deadline is extended. Property taxes are due September 30, 2020; however, those who are able to pay their taxes earlier are encouraged to do so.

Is the City allowing property tax and BIA tax payment deferral?

City Council has extended the property tax deadline from June 30 to September 30, 2020. All property owners have until September 30 to pay their taxes, without penalty.

Will there be penalties for deferring payment or paying late?

City Council has extended the property tax deadline from June 30 to September 30, 2020. All property owners have until September 30 to pay their taxes, without penalty.

City Council approved, in principle, an amended penalty of seven per cent (7%), which would apply to any outstanding tax balances on October 1, 2020.

Do I need to apply to defer my taxes to September 30?

No. All property owners have until September 30 to pay their property taxes. You do not need to apply or contact The City of Red Deer to arrange for this. No penalties will apply until after September 30, 2020.

What are the options for making my tax payment?

While City Hall remains closed to the public, a temporary Customer Service centre is open at the Recreation Centre. A number of alternative payment methods options are still available and encouraged:

  • By mail, Payable to The City of Red Deer Box 5008 Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4. Envelopes must be post marked June 30, 2020.
  • Tax Instalment Plan (TIP), to make convenient monthly payments. Deadline for applications is June 15, 2020.
  • Electronic payments, not all financial institutions have the same payment deadlines, ensure you check with yours for cut-off and processing times when paying online or by phone.
  • While City Hall remains closed to the public, property owners can drop off a postdated cheque and detachable portion of your tax notice in the drop box at City Hall.

For additional information, please visit our Property Tax page.