Residential property owners in many parts of B.C. have until March 31 to submit their speculation and vacancy tax declaration.
According to the provincial government, letters will be sent to homeowners in the designated taxable regions and declarations must be filed each year even if there has been no change to your information or property ownership situation.
Individuals will need the document sent to them by the province, their social insurance number, and their date of birth and can file online here.
Businesses will need the letter, business number (if you have one), incorporation number and date of incorporation, as well as name, date of birth, citizenship status, social insurance number, B.C. residency for tax purposes and a percentage of household income reported for each member of the corporation, business partnership or trust. The business declaration can be made online here.
The easiest way to file the speculation and vacancy tax declaration is by submitting online. However, declaration can also be made over the phone at 1-833-554-2323.