Property Taxes

Property taxes are collected based on the funds required to balance the annual budget as approved by Town Council. Property taxes help pay for the municipal services which the Town of Smithers provides. The amount of property taxes you pay is based on the required tax rate and the assessed value of your property. 

Property Taxes are due on Monday, July 4, 2022

Notices are mailed at the end of May and can be viewed online. If you have not received your notice by the second week of June, please contact the Finance Department at 250-847-1600 or

Property taxes for all property tax classes is July 4, 2022. A 10% penalty will be applied on July 5, 2022, to all outstanding balances. Residents are encouraged to pay on time to avoid a penalty. 

Click on a link below to discover available payment options, and continue reading to find answers to our most frequently asked questions about property taxes.

Payment Options   

PLEASE NOTE: A 10% penalty will be applied to all unpaid property tax balances on July 5, 2022.

Property Tax Savings

Please visit Property Tax Savings to ensure you are not missing out on any important grants or other opportunities to reduce the amount you owe on property taxes. 

Important Property Tax Information

You can find various information on important property tax items below. Should you have any questions or require further information please contact the Finance Department. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Property Tax Bylaw

To view current and historical property tax rates and bylaw's please visit Property Tax Rate & Poll Tax