The 2018 property tax payment deadline is Tuesday, July 3.
About Property Tax Notices and Penalties
Tax notices are mailed out in late May; payments and Home Owner Grant Applications are due at the beginning of July. Any outstanding tax balances and unclaimed grant amounts are charged a 10% penalty immediately after the property tax due date each year.
The Land Tax Deferment Act provides relief for all or a portion of the current year's taxes on a principal residence after the deduction of the home owner grant (HOG) and after meeting certain eligibility requirements set by the Province of British Columbia's Ministry of Finance. Previous year's taxes, penalty and interest charges cannot be deferred.
The Local Government Act requires the City of West Kelowna to sell at Tax Sale those properties for which taxes are outstanding for 3 years. For example: In 2017, the 2015 property taxes have been outstanding for 3 years.