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.
Find a current list of ministry responsibilities as they are being updated.
- 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.
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.
- Legislative Consultations
- Gender Equity
The Gender Equity Office is working across government to make sure government's commitment to gender equality is incuded in budgets, policies and programs.
The BC Liquor Distribution Branch is one of two branches of government responsible for the beverage alcohol industry. It operates 195 BC Liquor Stores and is one of the largest retailers in B.C.
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.
- 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.