Property tax information for 2022
Property tax payments and homeowner grants are due July 4, 2022. Unpaid 2022 property taxes, including unclaimed homeowner grants, are subject to a 10% penalty after July 4, 2022.
Ways to pay
Use your financial institution’s online banking services to make a payment.
- Select “Mission City Taxes” or a variant, check with your bank.
- Your 9-digit registration number is your account number.
- To avoid penalties, make your payment before June 27 to account for your bank’s processing time.
In person at the City Hall finance desk
We do not accept credit cards for payment of property taxes and your debit card may have a limit.
24 hour secure drop boxes
Located at the entrances of:
- 8645 Stave Lake Street, Mission, BC
- 7337 Welton Street, Mission, BC
At your financial institution
Pay at the branch and keep your receipt.
Box 20, Mission, BC, V2V 4L9
Checks can be post-dated July 4, 2022. Mail early to avoid being late.
Annual grant to homeowners
Municipalities can no longer accept applications.
Homeowner grant applications should now be made directly to the province at gov.bc.ca/homeownergrant or by phone at 1-888-355-2700 to speak with a Province of Columbia agent. British. Homeowner grants must be claimed annually, if eligible. Program details and eligibility remain the same. If you qualify, you can apply for your grant no matter how or when you pay your property taxes. The grant will reduce your property tax balance owing.
How to avoid a penalty
Property tax payments MUST be received by the City by July 4, 2022. It is the homeowner’s responsibility to claim the Annual Homeowner Grant each year, if eligible, even if you do not no payments or if your mortgage company pays your property taxes.
You can only apply for one homeowner grant in a calendar year, and only one homeowner can apply for the grant. Although grant applications can be submitted until December 31, only those claimed before the deadline will avoid the 10% penalty.
Property tax deferral
Property Tax Deferral is a low-interest loan program offered by the provincial government that helps eligible BC homeowners pay their annual property taxes on their principal residence.
Homeowners must apply directly to the province to defer their property taxes. You can defer paying your property taxes if you meet the provincial program criteria, including:
- Principal residence
- Be 55 or older, or
- A surviving spouse or
- A person who is disabled or who financially supports a dependent child who is disabled or who is under the age of 18.
Residency, citizenship and equity criteria must also be met. For more information, visit gov.bc.ca/propertytaxdeferment or call 1-888-355-2700. Homeowners are responsible for paying all utilities listed on the Property Tax Notice and claiming the Homeowner Grant.
Required action: If you own land for the benefit of a corporation, trust or legal partnership, you should check whether you need to file an application with the Land Owner Transparency Registry. More info at landtransparency.ca.
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