Starting May 2020 the Property Tax Deferment program will launch a new online Property Tax Deferment application to make deferring your taxes easier – eliminating the need for paper forms and allowing you to auto renew your application directly with the Province of B.C. through eTaxBC.
How to enrol in eTaxBC:
As a current Property Tax Deferment client (or account holder), you will have a new Property Tax Deferment (PTD) account number.Your current Property Tax Deferment account number RGXXXXXXX will be replaced with a new account number PTD-XXXX-XXXX.You will need to use your new PTD account number going forward as the old account number will be invalid.
As of April 15, 2020, you will be able to review your account information by enrolling for eTaxBC access, go to gov.bc.ca/eTaxBC and click “Enrol Now”.You will need the following information to enrol:
User Type Selection: Access and Existing Account
Account Type: Property Tax Deferment
New Account Number: PTD-XXXX-XXXX
Letter Id: LXXXXXXXXXX
How to renew your existing agreement:
As of May 1, 2020 you will be able to renew your existing agreement online by web
www.gov.bc.ca/propertytaxdeferment.You can also select auto-renewal and your account will be automatically renewed annually, if you still meet all the eligibility requirements.
Auto-renewing is easy and simple. Do not forget to claim your home owner grant.
If you have questions about eTaxBC, please call eTaxBC support at 1 877 388-4440, option 1.
If you have questions about the Property Tax Deferment program or the new online application, please call 1 888 355-2700 toll free (in B.C.) or 250 387-0555 (outside B.C.), or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find more information at