Featured Grants & Tax Credits

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Adult Upgrading Grant

The Adult Upgrading Grant helps adults demonstrating financial need who are enrolled in skills upgrading, education and training courses. Learn more

B.C. Access Grant

The B.C. Access Grant for labour market priorities provides grant funding to encourage students with financial need to attend targeted high priority programs at eligible B.C. public post-secondary institutions. Learn more 

B.C. Completion Grant for Graduates

The B.C. Completion Grant for Graduates is designed to help reduce British Columbia student loan debt upon graduation. Learn more 

B.C. Early Childhood Tax Benefit

The B.C. Early Childhood Tax Benefit provides a benefit of up to $55 per month per child under age 6. Benefits are based on the number of children in the family and the family's net income. Learn more 

B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant

Families in British Columbia are encouraged to start planning and saving early for their children’s post-secondary education or training programs. To help, the Government of B.C. will contribute $1,200 to eligible children through the B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant (BCTESG). Learn more

Coaching Tax Credit

The B.C. Education Coaching Tax Credit is a non-refundable tax credit for teachers and teaching assistants who carry out at least 10 unpaid hours of extracurricular coaching activity in the tax year. Learn more 

Farmers' Food Donation Tax Credit

This credit will be a new non-refundable income tax credit to encourage farmers and farming corporations to donate certain agricultural products that they produce in B.C. to registered charities. Learn more

First Time Home Buyers' Program

The First Time Home Buyers' Program reduces or eliminates the amount of property transfer tax qualified British Columbians pay when they purchase their first home. Learn more 

Home Owner Grant 

The Home Owner Grant reduces the amount of property tax British Columbians pay on their principal residence. Learn more 

Home Owner Property Tax Deferment Program

The tax deferment program allows eligible British Columbians to apply for a low interest loan to pay current year property taxes on their principal residence. Learn more 

Home Renovation Tax Credit for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities 

The Home Renovation Tax Credit assists eligible individuals 65 and over and persons with disabilities with the cost of certain permanent home renovations to improve accessibility or be more functional or mobile at home. Learn more 

Lowest Personal Taxes 

B.C. currently has the lowest provincial personal income taxes in Canada for individuals earning up to $122,000 a year and B.C. families generally have one of the lowest overall tax burdens in Canada including income taxes, consumption taxes, property taxes, health care premiums and payroll taxes. Learn more 

Newly Built Home Exemption

The Newly Built Home Exemption reduces or eliminates the amount of property transfer tax you pay when you purchase a newly built home. Learn more

Parent Tax Credits

British Columbia has a package of tax credits for parents worth up to $1,500 per child available to help B.C. families with costs like fitness programs, fitness equipment, and arts programs for children. Learn more 

StudentAid BC

StudentAid BC helps eligible students with the cost of their post-secondary education through loans, grants, scholarships, and other programs. Learn more 

Tax Credits for Hiring Apprentices

Income tax credits are available for employers of apprentices registered in Industry Training Authority apprenticeship programs. Learn more