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Fort St. John Property Tax Calculator 2023

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The City of Fort St. John is located north of the Peace River in the Peace River Regional District and has a population of over 21K. The population in Fort St. John increased by 5.9% from 2016 to 2021. Single-family detached houses are by far the most commonly sold property type on the Fort St. John real estate market, followed by half-duplexes and homes on acreage. Based on data from the BC Northern Real Estate Board, the median selling price of single-family homes in Fort. St. John in the first half of 2023 was $389K. Fort St. John property tax rates are among the highest in BC for municipalities with a population greater than 10K.

Fort St. John property tax is based on the assessed value of your home. Every year, the BC Assessment conducts an evaluation of properties all over British Columbia. This assessed value can differ significantly from the market value of your property.Your final property tax amount is calculated by multiplying the Fort St. John final property tax rate for the year by the BC Assessment value.

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You can calculate your property tax using either your home's assessed value or your home's most recent market price. Just enter the price and type of your property, and we will give you an instant property tax estimate.

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BC Assessment Value of the Property
2023 Property Tax Value
$4,6554.66k
2023 Residential Property Tax Rate
0.931040 %

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Fort St. John Property Taxes

If you own or lease property or mobile homes in BC, you will be subject to paying property tax annually. The tax, paid to the municipality with rates varying based on the municipality you are in, is responsible for funding services such as police and fire protection, garbage collection, schools, and hospitals.

At the beginning of the year, you will receive a property assessment notice informing you of the property value as of July 1st of last year. You will then receive a tax notice that calculates how much tax you owe based on the assessed value, and it will then be your responsibility to pay the amount to the municipal office before the deadline.

The amount of property tax and its rates are based on how much funding is needed to provide services for the year; for example, if your community decides to start a new service, the higher cost may be reflected in your taxes. The amount also depends on other factors such as property classification and location.

Generally, your tax will consist of a Municipal Tax as determined by your municipality and a School Tax determined by the number of residences and their values in your district.

Residential Property Tax Rate for Fort St. John from 2018 to 2023
YearMunicipal RateEducational RateFinal Tax Rate
20230.535640%0.217740%0.931040%
20220.518650%0.218180%0.897570%
20210.517970%0.231660%0.904670%
20200.486080%0.229340%0.860940%
20190.486080%0.220310%0.878690%
20180.486081%0.212102%0.868760%
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Fort St. John Property Tax Department Information

For any questions or inquiries about your property tax rate or property tax bill, you can reach out to the city of Fort St. John's property tax department through the following methods:

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250-787-8150
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Fort St. John at a Glance
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Settled Year1793
Established Year1794
Incorporated Year 1947
Population 21,465
City Area26.27 km 2 (26.27 sq mi)
Official WebsiteFort St. John Official Website

Property Taxes in B.C. for a $500K B.C. Assessed Value Home*

Assessed Value of a Property

Every year, your property will be assessed by BC Assessment to determine its value, classification, and any exemptions it may be applicable for. The aspects used for the assessment include location, size, shape, usage, and age. Each year, the value of your property may increase or decrease depending on factors such as changes to its classification, market fluctuations, and renovations. If there are issues with the assessment, you may contact BC Assessment or have an independent appeal to the Property Assessment Review Panel (PARP).

Homeowners may find that the assessed value of their property differs significantly from its market price. There is also no way to retrieve and compare the assessed value of other properties.

This calculator is provided for general information purposes only. This calculation may not include any special charges, levies or fees. Results are approximations only. For official and the most up-to-date information, please see your porerty tax bill or contact the relevant taxation authority of your region.