Property tax payments, help, and information

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Advance property taxes are due February 2

Advance property taxes are half of your total 2015 tax amount, after deducting any home owner grant amount, rounded to the nearest dollar.

Advance tax notices are issued in the last week of November.

Advance tax payments, help, and information

How much do you owe?

View your property tax and utility account balance, bills, payment history, home owner grant claims, and utility consumption.

Ways to pay

You can pay property taxes by online banking, by mail, at City Hall, at your bank or ATM, and with your mortgage payments. Learn more about the ways to pay.

Advance tax notice help

Understand your annual advance property tax notice with a bill-explainer infographic, and get tips to pay your advance taxes.

Property taxes are due twice per year

Taxes are due the second business day in February and July. Late payments are charged a penalty of 5 per cent.

Tax due dates for 2016

Advance taxes:
Tuesday, February 2

Main taxes:
Tuesday, July 5

How your tax payments help our city

Property taxes are one of the City's biggest revenue sources, and are critical to the health and liveability of our city.

Your payments help fund:

  • Many of our essential services like police, fire fighting, and emergency rescue
  • Stronger communities and services for the disadvantaged
  • Recreation and community centres, libraries, parks, and much more

Did you get a reminder notice for overdue property taxes?

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Pay your taxes

Find out all of the ways you can pay your Vancouver property tax, learn about deferring your taxes, set up a tax installment prepayment plan, and read about penalties and late payments.

claim your tax grant

Claiming your home owner grant

The home owner grant program is a provincial program to help reduce the amount of property tax you pay. You must claim the grant each year. Find out if you are eligible, and claim your grant online.

A reminder notice of unpaid taxes and a calendar

Penalties and late payments

If you don’t pay your taxes in full by the due date on your property tax bill, we will charge you a 5% penalty on your unpaid taxes.

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Last modified: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:47:44

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