2017 Assessment & Tax Notices

 The 2017 Assessments were mailed out March 28th, 2017.

Tax Notices were Mailed out April 28th, 2017.

Early disocunts will be applied on Municipal Taxes as follows:


 Month
Up to June 30
July 31
August 31
Sept-December 31
Discount
3%
2%
1%
0% 

Residential Exemptions in Rural Municipalities

If you occupy a dwelling in the RM of Wilton, you may qualify for an exemption to REDUCE all or a portion of the taxable assessment on your principal dwelling, as per section 293 of The Municipalities Act. Dwellings located within hamlets are excluded.

The total taxable assessment of any agricultural land you own or lease located within the RM of Wilton, or an adjoining Saskatchewan rural municipality, will be applied to reduce your residential taxable assessment.

An affidavit listing land owned or leased within the municipality or adjoining municipalities must be completed and returned to the assessor.

2016 Summary Financial Statement

2016 Summary Financial Statement is available for review.  CLICK HERE

If you have any questions please contact our office at 1-306-387-6244
 
Assessment

The RM of Wilton uses the Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) to calculate and update all assessments with the municipality.  SAMA performs annual maintenance updates to properties showing an increase or decrease in assessment.  Every four years full revaluations on all properties province wide are carried out.  2017 will be a revaluation year.  More information on SAMA and assessments can be found at http://www.sama.sk.ca

Online search for property assessment information in municipalities where assessment services are provided by SAMA can be found on SAMAVIEW at http://samaview.sama.sk.ca/sama  


Calculating Taxable Assessments

SAMA first determines the assessed value for the property. After that, a provincial government tax policy is applied. The policy multiplies a percentage formula against the assessed value, producing what is called the taxable value.

Provincial Property Classes and Percentages of Value:
 

Property Class Taxable Percentage
(A) Agriculture  55%
(N) Non-arable (Range)  45%
(R) Residential   80%
(C) Commercial  100%
(E) Elevators  100%
(P) Railway  100%
 
Municipal Property Tax Mill Rates
 
The municipal mill rates set for the 2017 tax year were set as follows:
 
Property Class  Mill Rate  2016 Mill Rate Factor  2017 Mill Rate Factor
(A) Agriculture 10 mills  0.929  0.800
(R) Residential 10 mills  0.866  0.800
(C) Commercial/Industrial 10 mills  7.5  6.9

Rebates are applied to some commercial properties. For more information on rebates on commercial assessments contact the RM of Wilton office at 306-387-6244.
 
 
Education Property Tax Mill Rates

As of January 1, 2013 municipalities cannot apply discounts or incentives to education property tax.  Discounts will only apply to municipal taxes.

Mill rates for education taxes are set by the Government of Saskatchewan. More information on the setting of education property tax mill rates can be found at http://www.municipal.gov.sk.ca/Programs-Services/Education-Tax-System.

The mill rates set for the 2017 tax year are as follows:
 

 Property Class  2016 Mill Rate  2017 Mill Rate
 (A) Agriculture  2.67 mils  1.43 mils
 (R) Residential  5.03 mills  4.12 mils
 (CO) Commercial / Industrial  8.28 mills  6.27 mils 
 (CR)Resource (Oil, Gas, Pipelines, etc.)  11.04 mills  9.68 mils

Taxation in Rural Municipalities - Residential Exemptions

If you occupy a dwelling in the RM of Wilton, you may qualify for an exemption to reduce all or a portion of the taxable assessment on your principal dwelling, as per section 293 of The Municipalities Act. Dwellings located within hamlets are excluded.

The total taxable assessment of any agricultural land you own or lease located within the RM of Wilton or in adjoining Saskatchewan rural municipalities will be applied to reduce your residential taxable assessment. An assessment can only be used to reduce residential taxable assessment once.

An affidavit listing land owned or leased within the municipality or adjoining municipalities must be completed and returned to the assessor prior to March 31 of the tax year to receive the exemption.

This affidavit can be found here.