When you own, lease or gain an interest in a property (e.g. land, home, etc.) located in B.C. you must pay property taxes.
Annual property tax
When you own or lease a property or manufactured home in B.C., property taxes must be paid yearly for each property.
Property transfer tax
When you purchase or gain an interest in property that is registered at the Land Title Office, you or your legal professional must file a property transfer tax return and you must pay property transfer tax, unless you qualify for an exemption.
Update your information
If your address, name or the owners of your property change, you’re responsible for updating your municipality, the province and other offices.
Glossary and FAQs
Find answers to frequently asked questions and other information to help you understand the meaning of terms used in property taxes.