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Property tax deadlines and penalties

Property taxes are due twice a year in Vancouver. 

  • Advance taxes are always due the second business day of February.
  • Main taxes are always due the second business day of July.

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Dates What's due
December 31, 2016

Balance for the year

Any balance that remains unpaid after this date become tax arrears, and accrue interest of 6.7% interest effective January 1, 2017.

February 2, 2017

Advance taxes

Last day to pay for 2017 advance tax to avoid a 5% penalty on your unpaid balance.

July 5, 2017

Main taxes

Last day to pay for 2017 main tax, apply for a homeowner grant, and complete your deferment application or renewal to avoid a 5% penalty on your unpaid balance.

November 8, 2017

Tax sale

If taxes remain unpaid at the end of three years, the property is publicly auctioned at a tax sale to recover the taxes owing.