News Release – Advocate encourages seniors to consider Property Tax Deferment

As the deadline approaches for BC homeowners to pay property taxes, BC Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie is encouraging seniors to consider property tax deferment as a way to stay living independently. BC’s Property Tax Deferment program allows individuals, including senior homeowners, to defer paying taxes for a low simple interest charge.

 

Click here to view the news release

 

To learn more about the Home Owner Grant:
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/property-taxes/annual-property-tax/reduce/home-owner-grant

 

To learn more about the Seniors Low-Income Supplement:
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/property-taxes/annual-property-tax/reduce/home-owner-grant/senior/low-income

 

To find out more about the Property Tax Deferment Program and learn how to apply:
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/property-taxes/annual-property-tax/pay/defer-taxes