The Town of The Pas levies taxes in order to provide services to the community. The Town collects taxes on behalf of provincial schools and also on behalf of Kelsey School Division No. 45.
Tax notices are sent out in June of each year and are due August 31st in each year. Taxes paid in August cover a period from January to December of that year.
There is a 1.25% per month penalty added to taxes that are not paid by August 31st.
Town of The Pas Residential Mill Rate Comparison
|General Municipal Levy||35.78||40.83||38.88||37.80|
|Local Improvement Levy||3.79||4.63||3.58||3.69|
|Total Municipal Levies||39.57||45.46||42.46||41.49|
|Kelsey Local No, 745||20.05||22.36||21.63||22.60|
|Total Mill Rate||59.62||67.82||64.09||64.09|
|Provincial School Tax||11.39||11.83||11.36||12.33|
|Commercial Mill Rate Comparisons||71.01||79.65||75.45||76.42|
- 1 Mill = 1/1000th of a dollar
- 1 Mill increase raises $144,930 in revenue
How property taxes are calculated
Property tax calculation – 2014 (using example of $200,000 assessed value)
Residential: (assessed value $200,000)/1,000 x 45% x 59.62 = $5,365.80
Commercial: (assessed value $200,000)/1000 x 65% x 71.01 = $9,231.50
Note- School Taxes included in Property Taxes
On Residential Taxes - 20.05/59.62 mills = 33% $1,804.50
On Commercial Taxes - 31.44/71.01 mills + 44% $4,087.20