Reading Your Assessment Notice

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ROLL NUMBER

Used by the R.M. to identify each property. 

1.

ALTERNATE NUMBER

This is how SAMA identifies properties and can be used to search for properties on SAMAView

2.

PARCEL SIZE IN ACRES

3.

PROPERTY CLASS

Each property class further broken down by assessment type ( land or improvements)

4.

ASSESSED VALUE

This is the value that SAMA has assessed each of your properties at 

5.

PROPERTY CLASS %

This is the percentage of value set by the Provincial government - this is the percentage of your property value that is taxable

6.

TAXABLE ASSESSMENT

This is determined by multiplying your assessed value by the property class %

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ASSESSMENT EXEMPTIONS

If any of your property is exempt from taxes it will appear in this column - the most common is to have a residential improvement (house) partially or completely exempt - when the occupier of the house owns or rents land the taxable value of that land is used to exempt the house. If you own a large amount of land your home is most likely not even assessed since it would be exempt

NET TAXABLE ASSESSMENT

This is your taxable assessment less your exemptions and the amount your taxes will be calculated on

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LAST YEARS TAXABLE ASSESSMENT

This is the column you can compare to and see how much your assessment has changed as this column is what your taxable assessment was for each property in the previous year

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FINAL DATE FOR APPEAL

If you think there is an error with your assessment an appeal must be filed by this date

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For more information on assessment visit the Assessment Basics page