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North Cowichan Property Tax Calculator 2023

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The District Municipality of North Cowichan is located on Vancouver Island in the Cowichan Valley Regional District and has 40 kilometres of oceanfront along Vancouver Island's east side. North Cowichan is home to over 31K residents, and the population of North Cowichan increased by 7.7% from 2016 to 2021. The average price of single-family residential units in Cowichan Valley in August 2023 was $801K. Single-family detached houses are by far the most prevalent property type on the North Cowichan real estate market, followed by apartments, row houses, and semi-detached houses.

North Cowichan 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 North Cowichan 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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North Cowichan 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 North Cowichan from 2018 to 2023
YearMunicipal RateEducational RateFinal Tax Rate
20190.364360%Not AvailableNot Available
20180.403460%Not Available0.778790%
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North Cowichan 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 North Cowichan's property tax department through the following methods:

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North Cowichan at a Glance
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Settled Year1873
Established Year1873
Incorporated Year 1873
Population 31,990
City Area195.56 km 2 (75.51 sq mi)
Official WebsiteNorth Cowichan 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.

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

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 North Cowichan'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.