You will receive two property tax notices a year:
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Your property tax notice
- NEW for 2021: Claiming your home owner grant PDF file (697 KB)
- Additional school tax External website, opens in new tab
- Targeted 5-year averaging
- Reminders for address changes, declaring your Empty Homes Tax property status, sign up for online services, and more
How to read your property tax notice
Types of property tax notices
- 2021 年物業稅－重要資訊及更新 (Traditional Chinese) PDF file (660 KB)
- 2021 年物业税－重要信息及更新 (Simplified Chinese) PDF file (632 KB)
- 2021 ਪ੍ਰਾਪਰਟੀ ਟੈਕਸ - ਮਹੱਤਵਪੂਰਨ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ ਅਤੇ ਅੱਪਡੇਟ (Punjabi) PDF file (420 KB)
Home owner grant
Access your property tax account
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.
Property tax due dates
Advance taxes: February 2, 2021
Main taxes: July 5, 2021
Home owner grant: July 5, 2021 (Grant may be claimed once the main tax notice is received.)
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.
We have asked the Province to revise the legislation to create a new commercial sub-class for property taxes.
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.