R.M. of Edenwold cuts taxes 15 percent due to COVID-19

The RM of Edenwold has announced a property tax cut for landowners because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The RM has announced a 15 percent reduction in 2020 taxation rates for all residential, industrial, commercial and farm properties.

Chief administrative officer Kim McIvor says the funds will come from a surplus account.

McIvor says 800 thousand dollars will be used from the 4.7 million dollar surplus account to ensure there are no cuts to any services.

The Rural Municipality, east of Regina, will send out tax notices in August with taxes not due til December.

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