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Tax Rates 2015

(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
Total
Residential Plus 4.37 0.79 5.16 0.5943 0.7383 .0596 .0002 2.9320

4.3244

Flat Tax   $100 – vacant $300 – improved            
Utilities 35.49 6.39 41.88 2.0801 2.5842 .5030 .0007 13.6000 18.7680
Major Industrial 14.20 2.55 16.75 2.0206 2.5104 .5030 .0007

60% (3.4800)
5.8000

7.3547

Light Industrial 14.20 2.55 16.75 2.0206 2.5104 .1679 .0007

5.8000

10.4996
Business 14.20 2.55 16.75 1.4561 1.8089 .1679 .0005

5.8000

9.2334
Seasonal 5.23 0.94 6.17 0.5943 0.7383 .0596 .0002 3.3000 4.6924
Farm 5.23 0.94 6.17 0.5943 0.7383 .0596 .0002

50% (3.4500)

6.9000

4.8424
TOTAL RESIDENTIAL 9.4844                
TOTAL BUSINESS 25.9834                

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

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

Commercial / Industrial Tax Rates

For the 2015 tax year, business, light and heavy industrial tax rates are $16.75/$1,000.

Long Term Debt per Capita

As of December 31, 2013, total debt outstanding is $29.10 million.  Based on a population of 11,585, the per capita debt would be $2,511.60.

Property Assessment

The average assessed value of single family dwellings in Dawson Creek according to BC Assessment is:

2016 2015 Change
$260,000 $256,000 2%

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

Property Class 2016
Completed Roll
2015
Revised Roll
Change
All Classifications $2,035,419,916 $1,983,311,248 2.63%
Residential $1,278,810,700 $1,229,664,100 4.00%
Commercial $672,771,771 $668,987,471 0.57%

2015 Tax Levy

General/Municipal $12,368,030
Municipal Debt $2,227,337
BCAA $166,615
MFA $501
Regional Hospital $1,473,838
Regional District $1,830,953
School $6,627,592