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Sep 01, 2017Interest rates for refunds of tax overpayments and for refund of municipal tax sale money are set January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1; and on taxes in arrear or delinquent, January 1, May 1, and September 1. Circulars provided by Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development.[239 CC; 654(4), 668(2) LGA; 245 CC; 246 CC; MTR; IRR]
Sep 01, 2017Any school referendum taxes that have been levied by a school board are deemed to have been requisitioned on and from January 1 of the calendar year for which the requisition is made, Affected local governments must make payment on or before September 1 of that year.[137 SA]
Sep 01, 2017Interest on overpayment of taxes is payable from September 1 of the year taxes due or the 61st day after payment is made, if tax payment is made after July 2, whichever is later.[239 CC; 1 MTR]
Sep 01, 2017Each municipality and regional district represented on a library board must pay its share of budget in equal installments on March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1 of each year.[25(5) LA]
Sep 08, 2017Refer to the Police Tax Regulation for the remittance due dates for the months of July, August, September, October, November.[4 PTR]
Sep 08, 2017Refer to the School Tax Remitting Regulation for the monthly due dates for the balance of tax remittances, for the months of July, August, September, October, November. [4 STRR]
Sep 15, 2017Where a municipality is collecting taxes for a regional transit commission, it shall on or before the 15th day of each calendar month, pay to British Columbia Transit all of those taxes collected during the preceding calendar month.[17 BCTR]
Sep 15, 2017Earliest date of last notice published on tax sale (at least 3 days and not more than 10 days before tax sale date.)[647 LGA]
Sep 21, 2017Last date for giving last notice of tax sale (at least 3 days prior to September 25).[647 LGA]
Sep 25, 2017Tax sale must be held at 10:00 am on last Monday in September.[645(1), (2) LGA]
Sep 26, 2017Last date upon which the owner of a property may redeem the property sold by 2016 tax sale: the time limit for making a redemption is one year from the day the tax sale began, or a further time allowed by bylaw.[660(2) LGA]
Sep 27, 2017Earliest date upon which the collector of taxes for a municipality must forward a notice to the registrar of land titles that a parcel of land sold for taxes was not redeemed at the end of its redemption period, assuming that the parcel of land was sold on the first day of the tax sale in 2016 (September 26, 2016). Upon forwarding the notice, the municipality must also immediately notify the administrator under the Property Transfer Tax Act.[663(1), (4) LGA]
Sep 29, 2017On or before September 30 in each year, local governments must remit to the Agricultural Land Commission a portion of application fees received under the Agricultural Land Commission Act.[35(1)(b) ALCA; 33(3) ALRR]
Sep 29, 2017If an improvement district providing fire protection, street lighting, or other specified services includes a municipality, the amount raised within the municipality for improvement district purposes must be paid on or before September 30 by the municipality to the improvement district, which must without delay pay the amount to the Minister of Finance.[711(6) LGA]
Sep 29, 2017If a local government establishes a weed control committee under the Weed Control Act, the committee must submit an annual report to the Minister and to the council or board no later than October 1st in each year.[9 WCA]
Sep 29, 2017Last date to take votes to obtain elector assent for a bylaw authorizing a municipality or regional district to withdraw from a regional library district. No vote to obtain assent may be taken after October 1 in any year.[29(2) LA]
Sep 29, 2017Last date upon which a public library association may request for a municipality to assume responsibility for providing library service in the municipality. No request may be made after October 1 in any year.[42(1) LA]
Sep 30, 2017Monthly reports to: Canada Customs and Revenue Agency for GST/PST; Statistics Canada for building permits; Health Authority for water quality testing.
AA
Assessment Act
HOGA
Home Owner Grant Act
AAA
Assessment Authority Act
HOGR
Home Owner Grant Regulation
ALCA
Agricultural Land Commission Act
IRR
Interest Rates Under Various Statutes Regulation
AAPR
Assessment Averaging and Phasing Regulation
LA
Library Act
ALRR
Agricultural Land Reserve, ;Use, Subdivision and Procedures Regulation
LGA
Local Government Act
BCTA
BC Transit Act
LTDA
Land Tax Deferment Act
BCTR
BC Transit Regulation
MFAA
Municipal Finance Authority Act
CC
Community Charter
MHA
Manufactured Home Act
CIFSA
Cremation, Internment and Funeral Services Act
MHTA
Manufactured Home Tax Act
CIFSR
Cremation, Internment and Funeral Services Regulation
MTR
Municipal Tax Regulation
EA
Expropriation Act
MWR
Municipal Wastewater Regulation
EMA
Environmental Management Act
PA
Police Act
FDA
Financial Disclosure Act
PTR
Police Tax Regulation
FIA
Financial Information Act
SA
School Act
FWA
Fireworks Act
SCBCTAA
South Coast BC Transportation Authority Act
HDA
Hospital District Act
STRR
School Tax Remitting Regulation
HDAR
Hospital District Act Regulation
WCA
Weed Control Act