What if I don’t agree with my assessment?
If you think your assessment isn't fair in relation to similar properties, or you suspect an error, contact the assessment department at 780-980-7105 to discuss the issue with your assessor. If you still have concerns, you may file a formal complaint to be heard by either the Local or the Composite Assessment Review Board.
A complaint must be filed using the Government of Alberta Assessment Review Board Complaint Form within 60 days after the notice of assessment date. You can also pick up the form from the Leduc Civic Centre.
Your assessment complaint submission must include: your complaint form, supporting attachments, agent authorization form and the complaint fee (cash or cheque – payable to the City of Leduc ). Your assessment complaint submission needs to be received no later than the deadline date as indicated in your Assessment Notice at the following address via courier, Canada Post or in person with sufficient time allowed for delivery:
- ATTENTION: Assessment Review Board
#1 Alexandra Park
Leduc, AB T9E 4C4
Note: If paying online, complete and include the credit card authorization form with your assessment complaint submission and email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions regarding submitting your complaint please call the Clerk to the Assessment Review Board at 780-980-7177.
As stipulated in the Municipal Government Act under Section 460 (9) (Complaints): A complainant must (a) indicated what information shown on an assessment notice or tax notice is incorrect, (b) explain in what respect that information is incorrect, (c) indicate what the correct information is, and (d) identify the requested assessed value, if the complaint relates to an assessment.
More information on assessment complaints can be found on the back of your assessment and tax notice.
The cost to submit a complaint form:
- The complaint fee must be paid at the time of filing the complaint. Make cheques payable to City of Leduc.
- Residential Properties - $50
- Non-Residential Properties - fees are based on the assessed value of the property:
- Under $499,999 - $300
- Over $500,000 - $650
- Complaints that result in a successful hearing will have their fees refunded back to the complainant.
For additional information, visit the Alberta Property Assessment and Taxation website.