Property Taxes

PROPERTY TAXES

The Property Tax Due Date is 4:30 pm on the last business day of July each year. Late payments will receive a 10% penalty on any outstanding balance – including any unclaimed Provincial Home Owner Grant. 

PROPERTY TAX CHANGES

There were several changes in 2017 for Municipal Property Tax Changes.  Please refer to the link below:

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/property-taxes/help-centre/tax-resources

HOME OWNER GRANT PROGRAM

Credit for the home owner grant is not automaticIf eligible, home owner grant application forms must be completed in full, signed and received at the Village Office by the tax due date. Payment is not required at the time of making application for the grant, however, outstanding amounts will be subject to the late penalty charge. If your application requires supporting documentation, please submit it along with your application.  Village of Cache Creek residents eligible for the Home Owner Grant deduction can claim their grant at anytime through out the year.  This will be particularly advantageous for home owners who have set up automatic withdrawals, use online banking, have their mortgage company making tax payments or will be out of the country for a short period of time.

For more information on the Home Owner Grant Program, please refer to the link below:

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/property-taxes/annual-property-tax/reduce/home-owner-grant

WAYS TO PAY YOUR PROPERTY TAXES

Pay by Mail

Consider mailing a post-dated cheque for the due date.  Make the cheque payable to the Village of Cache Creek and mail it to Box 7, Cache Creek, BC, V0K 1H0.  Payments by mail must be received by 4:30 pm on the tax due date to avoid the penalty.  Don’t forget to claim your Home Owner’s Grant if applicable.

Pay in Person

Bring your payment and your Home Owner Grant, if applicable, to the Village Office at 1389 Quartz Road from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays.  Payment can be made by cash, cheque, Interac debit card, Visa or MasterCard.

Pay by Online Banking

Online banking can now be used for property tax payments at the following institutions:

  • Interior Savings Credit Union
  • Royal Bank

Your Roll Number from your tax notice is your account number.  Credit for the home owner grant is not automaticIf eligible, home owner grant application forms must be completed in full, signed and received at the Village Office by the tax due date.

Pre-Authorized Tax Payment Plan

After your current property taxes have been paid, enroll in our automatic monthly prepayment program for next year.  The program includes ten fixed amount automatic debits from your bank account on the 15th day of each month from August to May.  The balance, if any, is due on the Tax Due DateInterest is paid on a monthly basis (calculated at an annual rate of 3.5% below RBC Prime)

Pre-Authorized Tax Payment Plan Application Form - CLICK HERE

Credit for the home owner grant is not automaticIf eligible, home owner grant application forms must be completed in full, signed and received at the Village Office by the tax due date every year.

TAX DEFERMENT PROGRAM

The Province of BC has two property tax assistance programs that allow you to defer your annual property taxes on your home if you meet certain criteria as per the following Property Tax deferment programs:

Regular Program

You may qualify for the Regular Program if you're:

  • 55 or older during the year
  • a surviving spouse of any age or
  • a person with disabilities

Families with Children Program

You may qualify for the Families with Children Program if you're a parent, step parent, or financially supporting a child.

For more information on the Property Tax Deferment Program, please refer to the link below:

 

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/property-taxes/annual-property-tax/defer-taxes

ADDRESS CHANGE

If you have moved or your mailing address has changed, please contact the Village Office with your new address information as soon as possible.  You can call, write, or email us with the information.  Prompt notification of address changes will ensure that important notices will get to you without delay.

If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Village of Cache Creek at 250-457-6237

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Village of Cache Creek
P.O. Box 7
Cache Creek, BC
V0K 1H0

1389 Quartz Road
Tel: (250) 457-6237
Fax: (250) 457-9192
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