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Aug 14, 2020

Property Tax Information

The value of your property, as assessed by the BC Assessment Authority, is multiplied by the tax rates as set out by each of the taxing jurisdictions to determine your property taxes. Questions relating to your property assessment should be referred to the Assessment Authority office in Nanaimo (#300 - 125 Wallace Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5B2) at 1 866 825-8322.

Property Taxes Due July 2
If you do not receive your 2020 tax notice by June 8, call 250 248-6144. Late payment penalties will not be applied immediately after the due date; 5% penalty will be applied on October 1 to current year outstanding property taxes and unclaimed home owner grants and a second 5% penalty will be applied on December 1. Home owner grants must be claimed each year you are eligible by claiming the grant on our website (Online Services), by mailing the completed application or in-person at City Hall. When making a payment at a bank or through online banking, allow at least two business days for bank processing.


PROPERTY TAX RATES SCHEDULES

BC Assessment produces uniform property assessments that form the basis for local and provincial taxation while providing information to assist people when making real estate decisions. For contact information and related links, please visit the website for the Vancouver Island Office


PROVINCE OF BC PROPERTY TAX DEFERMENT PROGRAM

The Property Tax Deferment Program is a low interest loan program that helps qualified BC homeowners pay their annual property taxes on their principal residence. You may qualify if you are 55 or older during the current year, a person with disabilities, or a family supporting children in certain circumstances. The City of Parksville can no longer accept deferment applications or renewals. All deferment applications and renewals will be administered by the Province of BC using the Tax Deferment Program website. Unpaid taxes, utilities, penalties and interest from prior years must be paid to the City to be eligible to defer current year taxes. Residents must still apply for your Home Owner Grant every year.

Questions should be directed to 1 888 355-2700 or refer to the deferment program website.


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