For the year 2019, the tax due date was July 2, 2019 at 4:00 pm. On July 3, a 5% penalty was added to all outstanding amounts including Home Owner Grants (HOG). Reminder notices will be mailed out at the end of July to those property owners who have 2019 outstanding taxes.
Please note that as of 4:00 pm September 1, 2019, an additional 5% penalty will be added to outstanding current (2019)
To ensure your payment is applied to your account by 4:00 pm on September 1, please send your payment several days prior to that date. If dropping off, the District Office is located at 1980 Millstream Road. We accept cash, cheque or debit. After hours, cheques can be dropped in our secure mailbox located at the front door (no cash please). You can also add "HIGHLANDS, DIST - TAXES" to your online banking as a bill payment with your account number being your 11-digit roll number (ie. 36215999000). Do not include spaces or decimal in your account number.
For access to your account balance 24/7, you can REGISTER through our ONLINE SERVICES button on the homepage of our website. Should you require assistance, the District Office phone number is 250-474-1773
2019 PROPERTY TAXES DUE
TUESDAY, JULY 2nd BY 4:00 PM
(Office Closed Monday, July 1st in lieu of Canada Day)
Unpaid 2019 Property Taxes, including the unclaimed Home Owner Grant portion, are subject to penalties as follows: 5% penalty after July 2, 2019 and an additional 5% after September 1, 2019. Unpaid Arrears & Delinquent taxes are subject to daily interest set by the Province.
TAX SALE - see this webpage for information. Any property with outstanding delinquent (2017) taxes will be offered to the public at a tax sale set annually on the last Monday in September (September 30, 2019).
HOME OWNER GRANTmust be claimed every year
Banks no longer accept HOG claims, therefore, the District of Highlands provides the following options: