BC Home Owner's Grant

June 22, 2018

 
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Dear Clients, 

This is a brief email reminder that Tuesday, July 3rd is an important date for property owners:

  • Deadline to pay your property taxes

  • Deadline to apply for the Home Owner's Grant without late payment penalties

  • Deadline to apply to defer your property taxes without late payment penalties

  • Deadline to apply for the Farm Extension Program

Please check your property tax assessment for more details on how to pay, defer, and claim the homeowners grant.

Most municipalities allow you to apply for the homeowner's grant online. If paying in person is more convenient, check with your local town hall or check your assessment for details.

The Home Owner's grant is only available for your principle residence. If your home is valued under $1,650,000, the grant should be approx. $740.

There are also additional grants if you're over 65, a veteran, or a person with a disability.

For more information, you can also check the BC government website at: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/property-taxes/annual-property-tax/reduce/home-owner-grant/apply#required-documentshttps://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/property-taxes/annual-property-tax/reduce/home-owner-grant/apply#required-documents  


Joe Basque, BA, CFP® | Financial Planner & Investment Advisor
HollisWealth® a division of Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. 
 j.basque@westmountwealth.com

 
 

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