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Assessment Review Board

Assessment Review Board (ARB)


Filing a Formal Complaint 

After discussing your concerns with Benchmark Assessment Consultants Inc., if you are still not satisfied, you have the right to file a formal complaint with the Assessment Review Board in person or by mail:

Assessment Review Board Clerk
c/o Municipal District of Taber
4900B – 50th Street
Taber, AB T1G 1T2

arbclerk@mdtaber.ab.ca 


Download Forms

Assessment Review Board Complaint Form (PDF)   

Assessment Complaints Agent Authorization Form (PDF)   

A separate complaint form and mandatory fee for each assessment you are disputing must be received at the time of complaint.

 

Complaint Fee

Farmland Assessment$50.00 per roll number
Residential (3 or fewer dwellings)$50.00 per roll number
Residential (4 or more dwellings)$325.00 per roll number
Non Residential (including machinery & equipment)$650.00 per roll number
*The fees paid by the complainant will be refunded if the Assessment Review Board makes a decision in favour of the complainant. 


Note: that the Assessment Review Board will not hear any matters or reasons that are not clearly described on the complaint form.


Filing Fee and Deadline

  • Your completed complaint form(s) and filing fee(s) must be received by the ARB Clerk no later than 4:30 p.m. on the deadline date indicated on the front of this notice
  • Cash, cheque or debit are accepted.
  • Credit card payments can be made on the Municipal District of Taber’s website through “OptionPay”
    https://www.mdtaber.ab.ca/p/online-payments   


Late Complaints

Complaints must be processed on or before the “Final Complaint Date” as shown on the front of your notice, or the complaint is not valid and will not be filed. The Assessment Review Board has no jurisdiction to extend a complaint for any reason.


Agent Authorization

If you have hired someone to represent you, a completed agent authorization form must be submitted at the time of filing.