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Taxing Authority Information Affecting Property assessments

By sharing information and working together, BC Assessment and Taxing Authorities can:

  • Ensure fair and equitable property assessments
  • Maintain stable and predictable assessment and tax rolls
  • Optimize property tax revenue levied and collected
  • Increase citizen awareness of property assessment and taxation

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Change of Address Notification Forms

An online or printable form, which is the recommended mechanism to inform BC Assessment of changes to mailing address.  The form assists in more timely updates to mailing addresses and eliminates need for Taxing Authorities to send BC Assessment regular mailing address change report (as long as all address changes are processed using the form). Completed forms are directed to BC Assessment's offices where staff update the mailing addresses.  Taxing Authorities consume the mailing address updates via Data Advice available on our Data Delivery Website.

Bulk Mail Code Address Form

An online form used for owners who have a bulk mail code assigned to their properties and are requesting a change to their mailing address.  Bulk mail codes are assigned to owners who have mailing address that are identical for five or more properties throughout the province.

Assessment LinkBC Registration Form

Assessment LinkBC is a self-serve reporting application that allows users to retrieve standard and customized assessment roll reports.  Access to the service requires individual registration and login credentials.  Assessment LinkBC uses BCeID credentials to verify users.  Please be sure to have an active Business BCeID account before submitting the registration form.  For details on BCeID and the registration process, visit the Province's BCeID website at http://www.bceid.ca

Community Corner Forum

Community Corner discussion forum supports increased communication and collaboration between BC Assessment and Local Government and First Nations customers.  Join the forum to participate in discussions and view information on BC Assessment initiatives.  Participation requires individual registration and login credentials (IDIR or BCeID).  Please be sure to have an active Business BCeID account before submitting the registration form.  For details on BCeID and the registration process, visit the Province's BCeID website at http://www.bceid.ca

Service Area Code Sheet

The Service Area Code Sheet (SACS) provides BC Assessment with a summary of local service area bylaws enacted by Regional Districts.  Completed SACSs facilitates efficient processing of bylaws and reduce the potential for coding errors, enabling effective collection of revenue by the Surveyor of Taxes on behalf of Regional Districts.  Please refer to BC Assessment's Requirements for Processing Service Area Bylaws for more information.

Tax Levy Letter to Taxing Jurisdictions

The letter outlines the approval dates for BC Assessment's annual tax levy bylaw and requests Taxing Jurisdictions levy the appropriate taxes by property class on their tax roll in accordance with the tax levy bylaw.

Tax Levy Bylaw

The tax levy bylaw provides the parameters for Taxing Jurisdictions to levy and collect BC Assessment's annual tax.

Levy and Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILTs) Remittance Form

A mandatory fillable spreadsheet, inclusive of instructions and current year tax rates by property class, which must accompany a Taxing Jurisdiction's tax levy and PILT payments.

Contact Us

An online form used to submit questions about our website, property assessment, or other issues.

Additional forms, primarily related to property assessment activities, are located on our forms index on bcassessment.ca.