Ministry of Finance
The Ministry of Finance plays a key role in establishing, implementing and reviewing government’s economic, fiscal, financial management and taxation policies.
- Budget 2018 Consultations
Information on how to participate in the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services’
- Public Accounts
The Province of British Columbia’s audited financial statements and other key financial information for the past fiscal year.
- Economic Indicators
Statistics on labour force, economy, sales, tourism, and population in B.C.
A convenient online system for individuals and businesses to file returns, make payments and communicate directly with the B.C. Ministry of Finance.
- Public Sector Bargaining
Learn more about bargaining in B.C. with public sector employers.
- Board Resourcing Development Office
Information about British Columbia's public agencies, the people who are appointed to serve on them and the appointment process.
- Taxpayer Accountability Principles
Public sector organizations are accountable to taxpayers in addition to their traditional fiduciary duty to their organization, including executive compensation.
- Medical Services Plan
The Medical Services Plan (MSP) insures medically-required services provided by physicians and supplementary health-care practitioners, and diagnostic procedures.
- Division & Branches
Learn more about the Divisions and Branches at the Ministry of Finance.
- Provincial Sales Tax Exemptions
Provincial sales tax (PST) is a retail sales tax that applies when a taxable good or service is purchased, acquired or brought into B.C., unless a specific exemption applies.
- Home Owner Grant
Learn more on how to apply for a grant reduces the amount of property tax you pay for your principal residence.
- Pay or Defer Your Property Tax
Learn more on how you can apply to defer a portion or all of your residential or residential and farm property taxes after the home owner grant is deducted.
- Apply for Personal or Corporate Tax Credits
Find credits that apply to your corporation and read about how and where you can file the tax credit.
- Natural Resource Taxes
When you extract natural resources, harvest timber or own mineral rights in B.C. you're charged taxes, royalties and fees.