eTaxBC Quick Guide for Provincially Administered Tax and Property Tax Requisition

This eTaxBC quick guide for Provincially Administered Tax (PAT) and Property Tax Requisition (PTR) contains quick step-by-step instructions on how to:

Claiming your Home Owner Grant (PAT Only)

To claim your Home Owner Grant:

  1. Logon to eTaxBC
  2. Click on the appropriate account
  3. Click on the period you want to claim your Home Owner Grants (HOGs)
  4. Under “I Want To” in the top right corner, click on “File or amend a return”
  5. Click the next button
  6. Enter the details of all home owner grants (HOGs) approved during the month by either of the following methods:
    • Click on the Import button in the bottom right corner to import the text file created by your municipality's software, or
    • Click on the HOG Claim Details button and enter the details manually.

All HOGs, both current year and retroactive, including HOG adjustments and offsets, can be entered in the HOG Claim Details chart.

You can add, delete or change the folio details in the HOG Claim Details screen.

Submitting your Utility Transfer Debt

To submit your Utility Transfer Debt:

  1. Log on to your eTaxBC account
  2. Click on the appropriate account
  3. Under “I Want To” in the top right corner, click on “Transfer Fees and Charges to Taxes”
  4. Complete the form
  5. Click Submit

Transfers will be allowed from January 1 to January 31 each year.