Tax Notices

TAX NOTICES


2016 Tax Notices have been mailed. If you have not received yours please contact the office at 306-759-2101. Please ensure you keep the office informed of any address changes.

** Please include your customer number on the top right hand corner of your tax notice with your payment.

After hours payments: there is a drop box for payments outside the office door or there is a post office next door to the RM office at 27 Main Street, Eyebrow. We also now have online banking for payment options through: Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and Scotiabank. Please see the RM homepage if you need further directions.

Early discounts will be applied on municipal taxes as follows:

MONTH DISCOUNT
August 6%
September 5%
October 4%
November 2%
December 0%

** Discounts will only apply to municipal taxes and Saskatchewan Municipal Hail Insurance (SMHI).

ASSESSMENT
The RM of Eyebrow uses the Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) to calculate and update all assessments with the municipality.  SAMA performs annual maintenance updates to properties showing an increase or decrease in assessment.  Every four years full revaluations on all properties province wide are carried out.  2017 will be a revaluation year.

More information on SAMA and assessments can be found at http://www.sama.sk.ca

Online search for property assessment information in municipalities where assessment services are provided by SAMA can be found on SAMAVIEW at http://samaview.sama.sk.ca/sama

Calculating Taxable Assessments
SAMA first determines the assessed value for the property. After that, a provincial government tax policy is applied. The policy multiplies a percentage formula against the assessed value, producing what is called the taxable value.

Provincial Property Classes and Percentages of Value:

Property Class Taxable Percentage
(A) Agriculture 55%
(N) Non-arable (Range) 40%
(R) Residential 70%
(C) Commercial 100%
(E) Elevators 100%
(P) Railway 100%

2016 Education Property Tax Mill Rates
As of January 1, 2013 municipalities cannot apply discounts or incentives to education property tax.

Mill rates for education taxes are set by the Government of Saskatchewan. More information on the setting of education property tax mill rates can be found at http://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/taxes-and-tax-credits/property-taxes/education-property-tax-system

The mill rates set for the 2016 tax year are as follows:

Property Class Mill Rate
(A) Agriculture 2.67 mills
(R) Residential 5.03 mills
(CO) Commercial / Industrial 8.28 mills
(CR)Resource (Oil, Gas, Pipelines, etc.) 11.04 mills

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