Property Tax Billing

Property Tax Billing

Paying Your Property Taxes

You can pay your property taxes via:

  • Online banking. Most Canadian Financial Institutions accept payments (Roll No. should be used as the account number). Please contact your bank if you require any assistance setting up the payee;
  • Cash, cheque or interac at our office. We DO NOT accept credit card payments; or
  • Mail a cheque: PO Box 130, Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1S7. Date of post-mark is NOT accepted as the payment date. Post-dated cheques for July 2, 2019 or earlier are encouraged. A receipt will only be issued if requested in writing.

    To defer payment of property taxes - see here
    To prepay property taxes - see here

    Home Owner Grants

    The Northern & Rural Home Owner Grant is a provincial government program to reduce the school tax portion of the annual property taxes.

    To determine eligibility for a Home Owner Grant
    Carefully review the notes on the front and reverse sides of your tax notice. Please ensure that the application form is completed in full. PLEASE NOTE:
  • Financial institutions will no longer accept/process your grant at their counters
  • Your mortgage company cannot claim the grant on your behalf
  • A payment is not required to claim the grant
  • An application for the grant must be completed every year you are eligible
  • The grant must be claimed by July 2, 2019 to avoid penalty

    Ways you can claim your grant are:
  • Online here. You will require your Roll Number and Access Code (located on the front page of your tax notice);
  • In person: Town Hall, 201-660 Primrose St;
  • By mail: PO Box 130, Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 1S7; or
  • By fax: 250.752.1243.

    For more information please contact our office or view the Home Owner Grant section of the Provincial Government Website.

    Tax Rates and Assessed Values

    The property tax levy is determined by a simple formula: Property Taxes = ((Taxable Assessed Value / $1,000) x Tax Rate) + Parcel Taxes

    Even though all taxes are remitted to the Town of Qualicum Beach, only a certain portion of the taxes are kept by the municipality for its own purposes. The municipality also serves as a collection agency for:

    Contact

    Tammy Kobe
    Collector
    Phone: 250.752.6921
    Email: tkobe@qualicumbeach.com

    For Lawyer/notary requests for a property tax/utility search ($15 per property) please email cashier@qualicumbeach.com or fax 250-752-1243.
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