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Town taxes up 2% – School taxes going up over 8%

Council unanimously approved First Reading of the 2017 Property Tax Bylaw, leaving two more readings before tax notices can be sent to residents.

According to Town Administration a property owner with the average $331,960 home can expect their tax bill to go up $126.78. […]

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Tax update shows municipal taxes to go up by 3 per cent in 2016

Morinville taxpayers now have an idea of how the Town Budget will affect their own budget with some clear numbers from Administration on tax rates. At their Committee of the Whole meeting, Council received a report from Shawna Jason, Interim Director of Financial Services for the Town, who informed Council that to support the 2016 budget, ratepayers would be paying approximately $61.40 more this year, based on a home valued at $300,000. […]

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Morinville ranks best in province for business-friendly taxes

Morinville holds a virtuous first place among Alberta municipalities for fair business tax rates, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

The CFIB released Dec. 7 Entrepreneurs Deserve Property Tax Fairness, a report targeting the “property tax gap,” the difference between residential owners pay and what commercial property owners are paying. […]

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Column: From the Desk of Financial Services

Did you know that you can take advantage of the Town’s monthly payment plan for your property taxes? Rather than paying your taxes in a single payment in June of each year, you can arrange with us to take one twelfth of your taxes directly out of your bank account on the 16th of each month… […]