Frequently Asked Questions

This information is intended to assist taxpayers of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc on Kamloops Indian Reserve #1, understand how the First Nation property taxation system works. It is intended as a guide only and may change as amendments to the Laws are duly executed.

  • Who administers the property tax system?
  • Why administer real property taxes?
  • How do I know that my tax dollars are put to good use?
  • Why do I pay tax on land I don’t own?
  • Where can I find a copy of the property tax laws?
  • Is there taxation without representation?
  • When will I receive my Assessment Notice?
  • Can I appeal my assessment?
  • Who sets the tax rate?
  • When are my taxes due?
  • What about home owner grants?
  • When is the penalty and interest applied?
  • What if I move onto the reserve in the middle of the tax year?
  • What if I don’t receive a tax notice?

Property Tax Frequently Asked Questions

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