2023 Important Notice:
Please ensure you have paid your taxes and claimed your homeowner grant before December 31, 2023. Any balance outstanding as of January 1, 2023, will start accruing interest as mandated by the Province, at a rate of 9.70%. If you are unsure of your account balance, please call the finance department at 250-339-2202. There are links below for claiming your homeowner grant and how to pay online and instructions for paying in person.
2023 Property Taxes
2023 Tax Due Date: July 4, 2023
*When adding your Comox property to the online resource below, please drop the zeros from the roll number. For example: 00123456 enter as 123456
Please note: the Town of Comox includes utilities on your property tax notice.
If you are choosing to defer your taxes, you still need to pay the utility portion by July 4, 2023. Payment after July 4 will result in a 10% penalty charge.
Need help paying your taxes? Use this flowchart to assist you!
2023 Key Dates
- January 31 - last day to appeal your BC Assessment
- May 10 - tax rates set by Council
- May 15 - tax notices available to online registrants
- June 15 - if you do not have your tax notice, please contact Town Hall
- July 4 - taxes due (first business day in July)
- Note: 10% penalty applied to outstanding balances after this date
- September 25 - tax sale for all properties with delinquent balances (occurring at 10 am) NO TAX SALE IN 2023
- December 31 - last day to file for tax deferment or to claim the Homeowner Grant (from the prior year)
- How to claim your Homeowner Grant
- How to defer your taxes
- How to pay your taxes
- How to register for online access of your tax notice
Property Tax Payment Online & In-Person
Town Hall is now open and has resumed in‐person departmental operations.
Payment by Cash or Interac
Payments by cash, cheque or Interac debit can be made at the front counter in Town Hall, located at 1809 Beaufort Avenue, Comox. For large Interac payments, please ensure the transaction limit set by your bank will allow the transaction amount you are wishing to pay.
Payment by Cheque
Don't forget to include your invoice or account number with your cheque.
Mail or deliver cheques payable to ‘Town of Comox’ with your Account Number written on the memo line of the cheque:
Town of Comox
1809 Beaufort Avenue
Comox BC V9M 1R9
Online Banking Option
Persons wishing to pay for Property Taxes through their online banking provider should select the ‘Comox (Town of) Taxes’ account option. (Wording may vary dependent of financial institution).
Step 1: Log on to your online banking website and proceed to the Bill Payment option
Step 2: Search for ‘Comox’
Step 3: Add ‘Comox (Town of) Taxes’ as a payee
Step 4: Go to the ‘Pay Bills’ option provided by your financial institution, then select the newly set up ‘Comox (Town of) Taxes’ payee and make your payment in the desired amount
Note: When entering your Account Number (Property roll #) the entry field may require a specific # of digits (dependent on financial institution). Try entering 0’s in front of your account number in order to increase the length of the account number. I.e. 0000123456.
IMPORTANT: The confirmation number issued by your financial institution serves as your confirmation that payment will be made; please keep this information for your records. No receipt will be issued by the Town of Comox, unless requested. Online banking payments can take up to 24‐72 hours to be processed by your financial institution.
Please note: The Town of Comox does not accept credit cards.
Tax Certificates are conveniently available for purchase through:
myLTSA: If you have an account, log in and from the main menu, select Service Providers and Order Tax Certificates. More information about myLTSA and how to become a customer is available on the LTSA website.
APIC: If you prefer to pay for the tax certificate by credit card, please go to APIC Canada's website to open an account and order your Tax Certificate.
The Town cannot provide tax certificate information over the phone.