What's new in taxes and tax credits

Learn about recent updates to B.C. provincial tax policy and programs.

Visit the What’s new page for each tax category:

  • Sales Taxes – provincial sales tax, motor fuel tax, carbon tax, tobacco tax
  • Income Taxes – personal income tax, corporate income tax, insurance premium tax, logging tax, international business activity
  • Property Taxes – rural property tax, property transfer tax, home owner grant, property tax deferment, school tax
  • Speculation and Vacancy Tax –  The speculation and vacancy tax is a part of government's 30-Point Plan to make housing more affordable for people in our province
  • Mining Taxes – mineral tax, mineral land tax, mine inspection fee
  • Oil & Gas Royalties and Taxes – oil and natural gas royalties, freehold production tax, commission levy, orphan site restoration tax
  • Employer Health Tax The employer health tax is an annual tax that B.C. employers may have to pay beginning January 2019

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