Taxation

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)

Tax Levy

The 2016 tax levy was as follows:

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

Provincial Taxes

British Columbia has a 7% Provincial Sales Tax (PST) in addition to the Federal 5% GST taxation system. 

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 11,574. The debt per capita would be $2,760.4.