Pay Your Property Transfer Tax Notice of Assessment
If you have an outstanding balance or receive a Notice of Assessment, you can pay:
If you don’t pay your balance, collection actions may include:
- Tax collectors contacting you to warn of pending collection action and set up a collection plan
- Notifying the Canada Revenue Agency to set aside money owing to you
- Registering a lien against your property or personal belongings
- Requiring your employer to deduct money from your pay cheque
- Issuing a demand notice to your bank, credit union or trust company to pay money from your account
- Seizing your personal belongings
Most banks and financial institutions offer bill payment services for their clients. Bill payment services can generally be accessed through:
- Your online banking account
- An automated teller machine (ATM)
- Telephone banking
- In person with a teller at the financial institution that you bank with
To pay your assessment using a bill payment service, you'll need to add a payee by using the following information:
- Payee name: BC – Stmt of Acct
- Your account number shown on the front of the statement
To pay by mail, you must send a cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance.
Your payment and your original Notice of Assessment, Statement of Account or a copy of the legal notice must be sent to:
Property Transfer Tax
PO BOX 9427 STN PROV GOVT
VICTORIA BC V8W 9V1
To pay at a government office, bring your Notice of Assessment, Statement of Account or legal notice.
You can make your payment at one of the following locations:
- In-Person - Service BC Centre
Payments by cash, debit, cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance are accepted.
- Drop Box Only - 1802 Douglas Street in Victoria
Drop off your envelope with payment by cheque, bank draft or money order made payable to the Minister of Finance. Do not drop off cash.