Property taxes

North Cowichan considers extending tax payment deadline by two months. (File photo)

North Cowichan considers extending deadline for property tax payments

A two-month deadline extension to Sept. 1 gets three readings

 

North Cowichan now looking at raising taxes by 2.5 per cent in 2021. (File photo)

North Cowichan now considering 2.5% tax increase in 2021

Municiplaity must adopt budget by May 15

 

City of Duncan considering an average 3.51 per cent tax increase for 2021. (File photo)

Duncan considers average 3.51% tax increase for 2021

Homeowners would see a $43 increase over last year

 

The Town of Lake Cowichan is eyeing a two per cent tax hike confirmed Mayor Bob Day. (File photo)

Town of Lake Cowichan taxes set to increase by less than expected

Surplus funds to help reduce hike from 3% to 2% this year

The Town of Lake Cowichan is eyeing a two per cent tax hike confirmed Mayor Bob Day. (File photo)
A dramatic rise in property values is a major reason why property owners in the CVRD's Electoral Area Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls are facing a 9.55 per cent tax increase in 2021. Pictured is Honeymoon Bay, which is in the electoral area. (File photo)

Skyrocketing property assessments play big part in Cowichan’s Area F tax increase

Property owners in Cowichan Lake/Skutz Falls face 9.55% tax increase

A dramatic rise in property values is a major reason why property owners in the CVRD's Electoral Area Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls are facing a 9.55 per cent tax increase in 2021. Pictured is Honeymoon Bay, which is in the electoral area. (File photo)
North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring said staff were instructed to try and keep the tax increase for 2021 as low as possible. (File photo)
North Cowichan Mayor Al Siebring said staff were instructed to try and keep the tax increase for 2021 as low as possible. (File photo)
The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce has asked Nanaimo city council to consider a commercial property tax freeze to help offset negative financial impacts of COVID-19. (News Bulletin file photo)

COVID-19: Nanaimo considers one-year commercial property tax freeze

Report based on chamber of commerce proposal to ease pandemic stress on business community

The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce has asked Nanaimo city council to consider a commercial property tax freeze to help offset negative financial impacts of COVID-19. (News Bulletin file photo)
A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

W-shaped recovery would be ‘very severe’ without government assistance: CMHC

The corporation says the COVID-19 pandemic could trigger nearly 50 per cent drop in housing prices

A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
The Neucel pulp mill in Port Alice has been sent to receivership. (Tyson Whitney)

Dormant Northern Vancouver Island pulp mill declares bankruptcy, owes $272 million

Port Alice’s main employer and tax payer has left the village on the hook for $1.8 million

The Neucel pulp mill in Port Alice has been sent to receivership. (Tyson Whitney)