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Tax Rates 2016

(Dollars of Tax per $1000 taxable value)

        Collected on behalf of other taxing authorities    
Property Class General Municipal Municipal Debt Total Municipal PRRHD PRRD BCAA MFA School District
1- Residential 4.37 0.79 5.16 0.5908 0.7149 0.0543 0.0002 2.8055
2 – Utilities 35.49 6.39 41.88 2.0676 2.5022 0.4995 0.0007 13.5
4 – Major industrial 14.2 2.55 16.75 2.0086 2.4307 0.4995 0.0007 5.4
                * (3.2400)
5 – Light industrial 14.2 2.55 16.75 2.0086 2.4307 0.1575 0.0007 5.4
6 – Business 14.2 2.55 16.75 1.4474 1.7516 0.1575 0.0005 5.4
8 – Recreation/Non profit 5.31 0.94 6.25 0.5908 0.7149 0.0543 0.0002 3.1
9 – Farm 5.31 0.94 6.25 0.5908 0.7149 0.0543 0.0002 6.9
                ** (3.4500)

PRRHD – Peace River Regional Hospital District
PRRD – Peace River Regional District
BCAA – British Columbia Assessment Authority
MFA – Municipal Finance Authority

*For the 2016 taxation year, an owner of Class 4 property is entitled to a credit equal to 60% of the school taxes levied

**For the 2016 taxation year, an owner of Class 9 property is entitled to a credit equal to 50% of the school taxes levied

Provincial Taxes

As of April 1st, 2013, British Columbia returned to a 7% PST & 5% GST taxation system. Find out more at:

www.pstinbc.ca

Long Term Debt per Capita

As of December 31, 2016, total debt outstanding is $ 33.6 million.
Based on 2016 population census, City of Dawson Creek has 12,178.
The debt per capita would be $2,760.4.

Property Assessment

For Dawson Creek the total assessed values provided by BC Assessment are:

Property Class 2017
Completed Roll
2016
Revised Roll
2015
Revised Roll
Change
All Classifications  $1,737,016,348 $2,035,419,916 $1,983,311,248 2.63%
Residential $1,226,711,000 $1,278,810,700 $1,229,664,100 4.00%
Non Residential  $510,305,348 $672,771,771 $668,987,471 0.57%

Assessed Value of an Average Single-Family Home

  2017*  2016* 2015* 2014* 2013* 2012
  Assessed Value % change                                                                
Fort St John $387,000 -4.39 $404,000 $381,000 $348,000 $320,000 $305,000
Taylor $337,000 -5.64 $356,000 $311,000 $281,000 $281,000 $247,000
Tumbler Ridge $146,000 5.48 $138,000 $210,000 $246,000 $238,000 $200,000
Dawson Creek $261,000 0.38 $260,000 $256,000 $259,000 $243,000 $229,000
Chetwynd $258,000 3.88 $248,000 $232,000 $231,000 $228,000 $218,000
Pouce Coupe $213,000 3.76 $205,000 $213,000 $213,000 $195,000 $167,000
Hudson’s Hope $199,000 0.50 $198,000 $196,000 $189,000 $173,000 $161,000

* Valuation date of July 1st of previous year

2016 Tax Levy

General/ Municipal $12,529,052
Municipal Debt $2,256,458
BCAA $156,236
MFA $509
Regional Hospital $1,486,445
Regional District $1,798,744
School $6,420,201