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Request For Information

Assessment  & Taxation is responsible for determining realistic and equitable assessments for all properties in Saskatoon. In order to do so,  Assessment  & Taxation requires property income and expense information from property owners and managers. The division has been collecting such information annually since 2005. This data is used to establish the assessments for most commercial and multi-family properties in the City.

Request For Information Pilot Project

Your property has been selected to participate in a pilot project related to the request for information submissions sent annually.  Assessment & Taxation sends approximately 3,500 requests each year. The goal of this project is to reduce waste and create efficiencies using the internet.  The Guide and Forms are conveniently located below.  If you have any further questions or require assistance in completing the form, please call 306 975-3227.

Guide

Download our Guide on how to fill out the Form.  The Guide explains what information you may need prior to filling out the Form.  The Guide also expands on what is required for any particular portion of the Form.

Form

Download the Request For Information Form to comply with the request.  This document must be completed and sent to Assessment  & Taxation within the timeframe outlined on your mailed notice.

The completed document may be sent to Assessment & Taxation through one of the following methods:

Via assessors  email or Fax to 306 975-2891;

Mail to 222 – 3rd Ave N, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0J5;
or
Hand deliver to 325 – 3rd Ave N, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0J5

Authority

The Assessment Branch has the legal authority to request and collect this type of data through The Cities Act SS 2002, c C-11.1 

Assessors have authority to ask for information relating to the property and the property income and expenses under section 171 of The Cities Act.  This data can be requested from “…any person who owns, uses, occupies, manages or disposes of the property.” (171(1)). 

Included in The Cities Act, is a requirement that the person who receives the request shall provide a “… written declaration signed by the person stating that the information provided by the person is complete, true and accurate to the best of his or her knowledge.”  (171(4)(a))

The Cities Act allows the assessor to set a reasonable response deadline of “…not less than 30 days after the date of receiving the request.” (171(4))

The legislation outlining penalties for failure to provide information or supplying incorrect information is stated in The Cities Act section 172, subsections 1 to 8.  Those sanctions include fines of up to $10,000, and loss of the right to appeal the assessment of the property