Ministry of Finance

Last updated on March 6, 2024

The Ministry of Finance plays a key role in establishing, implementing and reviewing government’s economic, fiscal, financial management and taxation policies.

Featured Topics

  • BC Budget
    Reader-friendly, plain-language overview of the provincial Budget including tax changes.
  • 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.
  • eTax
    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.
  • Crown Agencies & Board Resourcing Office
    Information about British Columbia's public agencies, the people who are appointed to serve on them and the appointment process.
  • Plan and Report
    Public sector organizations work with government to plan and report out through the year, including executive compensation.
  • Gender Equity
    The Gender Equity Office is working across government to make sure government's commitment to gender equality is included in budgets, policies and programs.
  • Pay Transparency Laws in B.C. 
    All people deserve to be paid fairly and our communities are stronger when everyone is treated equally.
  • Gaming
    The British Columbia Lottery Corporation is a Crown corporation that conducts and manages gambling in a responsible manner while focusing on innovation, strategic partnerships and community outreach.

Featured Services

  • 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.
  • Billing & Payment Services
    Pay and manage your Revenue Services of British Columbia accounts.
  • BC Assessment
    An independent, provincial Crown corporation, governed by a Board of Directors accountable to the Government of B.C.

Minister

Katrine Conroy

Honourable Katrine Conroy

Minister of Finance

Parliamentary Secretary

Kelli Paddon

Kelli Paddon, MLA

Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity

Deputy Ministers

Heather Wood - Deputy Minister of Finance

Heather Wood

Deputy Minister of Finance and Secretary to Treasury Board


Deb Godfrey - Deputy Minister and Head of the BC Public Service Agency

Deb Godfrey

Deputy Minister and Head of the BC Public Service Agency


Mary Sue Maloughney

Mary Sue Maloughney

Associate Deputy Minister, Crown Agencies Secretariat


Jim Rutkowski

Deputy Minister, Government Communications and Public Engagement