Peachland Property Tax Alert: Don't Miss the July 2nd Deadline!

Peachland Property Tax Alert: Don't Miss the July 2nd Deadline!
June 3, 2024

Just a friendly reminder to Peachland property owners: those crisp white envelopes containing your 2024 property tax notices have landed in mailboxes! While visions of sandy beaches and summer sunsets might be dancing in your head, it's important to take note of some key dates and information to ensure a smooth tax season.

Mark Your Calendars!

  • Tax Due Date: Don't get caught scrambling! Your 2024 property taxes are due on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024. Missing this deadline will result in late penalties, so be sure to factor this into your summer budgeting.
  • Homeowner Grant Deadline: Looking to save some money on your property taxes? The Homeowner Grant can offer significant reductions, but there's a catch: you need to claim it by July 2nd, 2024. Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity!

Feeling Lost in the Tax Maze?

No worries, we've got you covered! If you have any questions regarding your tax notice or payment options, the District of Peachland is here to help. Simply reach out to their friendly staff at 250-767-2647.

Payment Options Made Easy

Here are some convenient ways to settle your property tax bill:

  • In Person:  For those who prefer a face-to-face interaction, head down to the Municipal Hall located at 5806 Beach Avenue. They accept cash, cheque, debit card, or money order (remember, credit cards are not an option). Just be sure to visit during their operating hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, excluding statutory holidays.
  • Mail it In:  The traditional method is still alive and well!  Simply mail your payment using the address provided on your tax notice.
  • Online Banking:  For the tech-savvy homeowner, online banking offers a quick and convenient option.  Use the last eight digits of your Roll Number located on your tax notice to ensure your payment is applied correctly.

The Homeowner Grant

British Columbia offers a helping hand to homeowners through the Homeowner Grant program. This grant can significantly reduce your property tax burden, so it's definitely worth claiming!

Who Qualifies?

To be eligible for the Homeowner Grant, you need to meet a few basic criteria:

  • Be the legal owner (or a spouse/relative of the deceased owner) of the property.
  • Hold permanent resident status in British Columbia.
  • Occupy the property listed on the tax notice as your primary residence.
  • Not have claimed a homeowner grant on another property in BC for the same year.

Qualify for Even More Savings?

There's an Additional Homeowner Grant available for those who meet one of the following conditions:

  • Age 65 or Older: Only one owner needs to qualify if the property is jointly owned.
  • Disability Allowance:  If you receive a disability allowance under the Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act, you may be eligible.
  • Permanent Disability:  Homeowners with permanent disabilities or those with a disabled spouse/relative residing with them may qualify.
  • Veteran Status: Veterans or spouses of veterans who served in designated wars and receive specific allowances may be eligible.

Claiming Your Grant is Easy!

Head over to the provincial government website or call them at 1-888-355-2700 to claim your Homeowner Grant. Don't wait until the last minute – the deadline is July 2nd, 2024!

Remember: This information is intended as a general information. For the most up-to-date details and complete eligibility requirements, be sure to visit the following resources:

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