Billing and Payments

The City mails property tax notices in late May every year. Property taxes are due on or before June 30.

There are a number of convenient ways for you to pay your Property taxes.

Credit Card Payments - NEW

NEW!!

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is pleased to be offering credit card payments for tax accounts. This service is being offered through PaySimply, a secure, third party Canadian payment provider which accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express for a convenience fee (2.5%). All fees are paid directly to PaySimply and the City of Fort Saskatchewan does not retain any portion of those fees. You will be notified of the fee amount prior to the payment being processed.

Note: You will need your 7 digit tax roll account number in order to process your payment.

Pay your taxes through PaySimply

Online

You can pay online through your financial institution using your seven digit account number. To avoid late charges, allow seven days for processing.

You can view your past account transactions online through Virtual City Hall. Use our step-by-step instructions to activate your account.

Pre-authorized payment plan

The Fort Electronic Payment Plan is a convenient way to pay utility bills and taxes.

The plan divides your annual property taxes into 12 equal monthly payments which are automatically withdrawn from your chequing account on the 15th of each month. 

To set up pre-authorized payments you must complete the Fort Electronic Payment Plan Agreement and drop off the form, with a void cheque, to Fort Saskatchewan City Hall.

Phone

Pay by phone through your financial institution using your seven digit account number. To avoid late charges, allow five days for processing.

In Person

You can pay in person at your financial institution. To avoid late charges, allow seven days for processing.

You can also in person at one of the following City facilities:

City facilities accept cash, cheque or debit card (please check with your financial institution to ensure your single transaction limit is sufficient for debit card).

Credit cards or credit card cheques are not accepted for tax payments.

Mail

Mail your cheque, payable to City of Fort Saskatchewan, and enclose the remittance portion of your bill to:

City of Fort Saskatchewan

10005 102 Street

Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

After hours

Use the City Hall Drop Box located at the top of the exterior front stairs.

Late payments

With the exception of taxes paid under the Monthly Payment Program (FEPP), any payments received or postmarked later than midnight on June 30 are subject to the following late payment penalties and shall be added to, and form part of the remaining balance.

Late payment penalties for property taxes

Date

Penalty

July 1

3%

August 1

6%

September 1

9%

Download the Property Tax Penalty Waiver

Penalties for unpaid supplementary taxes

Date

Penalty

December 1

3%

Penalties for unpaid tax arrears

Date

Penalty

January 1

9%

February 1

9%

Additional resources

Fees and Charges Bylaw

Property Tax Penalty Waiver