Taxation & Assessment
Taxes are due July 31, 2023. A 10% penalty will be applied on any outstanding levy amounts as of August 1, 2023. A 12% penalty will be added to all arrears unpaid after December 31, 2023. School Taxes are being collected on behalf of the Province of Alberta; should you have any questions or concerns regarding the amount contact Alberta Education or your local M.L.A.
Your 'blue sign' is NOT a mailing address. To ENSURE your mailing address is correct in our system, call 403.783.3333.
TAX INSTALLMENT PRE-PAYMENT PLAN (TIPPS):
The Tax Installment Pre-Payment Plan is a simple and secure way to pay your annual property taxes. When you sign up, monthly payments are automatically withdrawn from your bank account on the 20th of each month as part of a pre-authorized debit agreement. APPLICATION FORM.
ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER (E-Transfer):
Send an email with your payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please include your Tax Roll Number, or File Reference for processing.
ONLINE BANKING/BILL PAYMENT:
Select payee as PONOKA COUNTY TAX - required account number is your tax roll number, as seen on your tax assessment notice. Note: each bank is unique and may require additional digits - just use zeros behind your roll number to fill in (e.g. 123400000) enter payment amount and process.
CREDIT CARD (Online):
Ponoka County accepts payment with select credit cards through OptionPay.
OptionPay is a 3rd party payment system with a tiered fee schedule. There is a set fee charge per transaction based on your payment value total, view the fee chart. Account information must be included, for further detail please see attached examples with step-by-step instructions.
We are located at 4205 HWY 2A. Office hours are Monday to Friday; 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. There is a drop off slot in the front door for after hours payments. Please make cheques payable to Ponoka County and enclose the bottom portion of your tax notice.
4205 Highway 2A
Ponoka, AB T4J 1V9
Payment can be made at any bank with the bottom portion of your tax bill, which is your remittance slip.
To calculate your taxes multiply assessment X Property Tax Rate = Tax Amount.
Assessment services are provided through Wildrose Assessments in Red Deer. Contact Kevin Bohlken at 403.343.3357 or Ponoka County Assessment & Taxation Clerk Lynn Comeau 403.783.3333.
Assessors working for Ponoka County carry identification certifying that they are working for us. Feel free to ask them to provide this identification.
Current Mill Rate By-Law