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New Westminster Property Tax Calculator 2023

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The City of New Westminster is located in the Metro Vancouver Regional District and is home to over 78K residents. The population of New Westminster increased by 11.2% from 2016 to 2021. New Westminster real estate prices increased by 4.5% from August 2022 to August 2023, and the benchmark price of a home in New Westminster in August 2023 was $847K. New Westminster‘s real estate market consists of single-family detached houses, apartments, mansions, and condominiums. Condominiums and apartments accounted for about 70% of all the sales in New Westminster in August 2023. The average home in New Westminster has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. New Westminster property tax rates are the 23rd lowest property tax rates in BC for municipalities with a population greater than 10K.

New Westminster 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 New Westminster 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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2023 Residential Property Tax Rate
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2023 Tax rates for Cities Near New Westminster

City Final Tax Rate
Surrey0.275718 %
Burnaby0.272340 %
Port Moody0.351378 %
Port Coquitlam0.323640 %
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New Westminster 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 New Westminster from 2018 to 2023
YearMunicipal RateEducational RateFinal Tax Rate
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New Westminster 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 New Westminster's property tax department through the following methods:

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New Westminster at a Glance
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Settled Year1858
Established Year1859
Incorporated Year 1860
Population 78,916
City Area15.63 km 2 (6.03 sq mi)
Official WebsiteNew Westminster Official Website

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

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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.

Property Taxes in B.C. for a $500K Fair Market Value Detached Home*

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How We Calculate Your Property Tax

If you entered your home's Provinical Assessment value, we calculate your property tax by multiplying your Assessment value by New Westminster's final property tax rate.
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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.