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Through the Dorothy Motherwell Compassionate Property Tax Penalty Relief Program property owners unable to pay their property tax by the June 28 deadline, due to a significant life event, may apply to cancel, reduce, or refund property tax penalties. The program will consider all eligible applicants who meet the program criteria. The program will relieve a maximum of three (3) consecutive tax penalties. The tax levy will not be adjusted.

This Compassionate Property Tax Penalty Relief program is for residential property owners only and qualification requirements include:

  • Applicant must be a resident of Calgary.
  • The property owner must reside at the property.
  • Applicant must be primary beneficiary of tax penalty relief (or agent/advocate).
  • The significant life issue must have occurred within 60 days prior to property tax due date.

Important: Financial tax assistance is not provided by this program. Property owners, who apply for this program support, are responsible for paying their property tax bill. If you need financial assistance to pay your property tax please review the Property Tax Assistance Program and Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program

Criteria: Significant life issue and immediate family member

This program is specifically for property owners and/or their immediate family member who due to a significant life issue are unable to pay their property tax bill by the June 28 deadline and as a result have incurred tax penalties.

A significant life issue is defined as a death or a critical illness diagnosis impacting the property owner or an immediate family member. The significant life issue must have occurred within 60 days prior to property tax due date.

Critical illness

Critical illness

Heart attack

Coronary bypass surgery

Stroke

Cancer

Kidney failure

Paralysis

Major organ transplant:

  • Heart
  • Liver
  • Bone marrow
  • Lungs
  • Kidney

Major organ failure (as above)

Multiple Sclerosis

Blindness

Deafness

Parkinson’s

Alzheimer’s

Loss of speech

Major burns

HIV infection

Brain tumour

Coma

Other serious medical condition

Immediate family

Immediate family

Current spouse (including common-law and same gender)

Parent

Step-parent

Guardian

Brother

Step-brother

Sister

Step-sister

Child

Step-Child

Foster-child/ward

Grandparent

Step-grandparent

Grandchild

Step-grandchild

Related dependent living in same household

How to apply

Contact 311

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