On July 21, 2020, the Board adopted Articles of Association 1283 to defer the sale of the tax until September 27, 2021. If you have not received your notice by the end of May or early June, please contact us before the due date at 604-886-2274; It is the responsibility of the property owner to pay property taxes until the due date, in order to avoid a penalty, whether or not an invoice has been received. As of May 1, 2020, homeowners will be able to request the deferral of property tax on their principal residence online, quickly and easily. And for the first time, owners can automatically renew their app. For information on how to defer your property taxes, please click here. Property tax rulings will be sent out at the end of May. The 2020 property tax due date is Thursday, July 2, 2020. ** Please note that if you decide to defer your taxes, you must still claim your homeowner`s allowance. How are taxes calculated when measured values change? The property taxes withheld by the City of Gibsons represent approximately one-third of its annual operating revenues.
Water and wastewater taxes (charged twice a year on your electricity bill) account for about a third more, with additional revenue coming from subsidies, service sales and other sources. It is recommended that new owners who have not received a property tax notice contact the financial department. Their property tax notice includes municipal taxes from the Sunshine Coast Regional District and School District No. 46. The city does not control the tax rates of these tax services, but acts on its behalf as a collector.