Tax Deferment Program

Home owners may be eligible to defer payment of property taxes under the Land Tax Deferment Program administered by the Province. To qualify for deferment, the home owner must be:

  • living in your own house,
  • age 55 or over;
  • a widow or widower;
  • a family with children under the age of 18; or
  • a person with a disability who is receiving a disability allowance or benefit under the Disability Benefits Program Act.

There is an initial fee of $60 and a renewal fee of $10 charged by the Deferment Branch. Additional information may be obtained from the Tax Deferment Branch website or by phone at (250) 387-0555.