The Village of Sayward mails out Property Tax notices in May. If you own property and have not received a tax notice, please contact us. New property owners are responsible for payment of their annual property taxes by the due date to avoid penalty, whether or not they received a Property Tax Notice.
New Homeowner Grant Application Process for 2021
Starting in May of 2021 you will apply for your home owner grant online with the Province. Learn more at gov.bc.ca/homeownergrant or phone 1-888-355-2700 to speak to a live agent.
The home owner grant (HOG) is designed to help homeowners reduce their property taxes and homeowners may apply for one grant only in a calendar year. There are two categories of grants:
- The regular grant may reduce your taxes by as much as $770.
- The additional grant may reduce your taxes by as much as $1045.
Property Tax Deferment
Property Tax Deferment is a property tax assistance program offered by the Province and a low-interest loan program that assists qualifying homeowners in British Columbia in paying the annual property taxes on their home. The program is available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents who have lived in British Columbia for at least one year prior to applying for the program. You must occupy the home as your principal residence. Second residences, such as summer cottages or rental properties, do not qualify for tax deferment.