Pay Your Notice of Assessment

If you have an outstanding balance or receive a Notice of Assessment, you can pay:

If you don’t pay your balance, collection actions may include:

  • tax collectors contacting you to warn of pending collection action and set up a collection plan
  • notifying the Canada Revenue Agency to set aside money owing to you
  • registering a lien against your property or personal belongings
  • requiring your employer to deduct money from your paycheque
  • issuing a demand notice to your bank, credit union or trust company to pay money from your account
  • seizing your personal belongings

Online Using Interac

You can use Interac to pay online. To make a payment you’ll need your tax return number (e.g. XXXXXXXXX), located at the top right of your Notice of Assessment, your debit card number and your online banking password.

Fill in your tax return number in the Invoice/Order Number field and then enter the amount of your payment. When you click Pay Now, you will be directed to select your bank and complete your Interac transaction.

Mail or Courier

To pay by mail or courier, you must send a cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance.

Your payment and your original Notice of Assessment, Statement of Account or a copy of the legal notice must be sent to:

Mailing Address
Property Transfer Tax
PO BOX 9427 STN PROV GOVT
VICTORIA BC  V8W 9V1
Courier Address
Property Transfer Tax
1802 Douglas Street
Victoria BC  V8T 4K6

Government Office

To pay at a government office, bring your Notice of Assessment, Statement of Account or legal notice.

You can make your payment at one of the following locations:

  • In-Person - Service BC Centre
    Payments by cash, debit, cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance are accepted.
  • Drop Box Only - 1802 Douglas Street in Victoria
    Drop off your envelope with payment by cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance. Do not drop off cash.

Arrange a Payment Plan

You can contact the collection officer looking after your account to arrange a payment plan.

To speak with a collection officer, call the phone number listed on your letter or 1 866 566-3066.

Appeal

If you disagree with the results of an audit or a Notice of Assessment you received, you can file an appeal.

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