You will receive two property tax notices a year:
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Your property tax notice
- 3-year phased-in property tax shift
- Additional school tax External website, opens in new tab
- Targeted 5-year averaging
- Reminders for address changes, claiming your Home Owner Grant, declaring your Empty Homes Tax property status, and more
Property tax due dates
Advance taxes: February 4, 2020
Main taxes: September 2, 2020
Home owner grant: July 3, 2020
How much do you owe?
Set up an online account. You will need your access code. It can be found on your tax notice.
Get your property tax account balance. No login or registration required.
Types of property tax notices
Understanding your taxes in depth
Learn how property tax rates are set and what influences the tax rate on your property. Find the current property tax rates.
Recently moved or own multiple properties? Update your address with BC Assessment to keep your contact information current.
Residential properties valued above $3 million (before land averaging is applied) may be subject to the additional tax.
We provide land assessment averaging to give temporary relief to property owners by phasing in tax increases over time.
Learn about local improvements: what they are, your payment options, how to pay and more.
You may get a revised tax notice if you win an appeal of your property assessment against BC Assessments.
New owner or developer? Learn about and how to request apportionment—the re-distribution of the taxes from the property developer to the new strata properties.