Who we are

Carlene George
Tax Administrator
Phone: (250) 493-0048 ext 232
Carmen George
Tax Clerk
Phone: (250) 493-0048 ext 233
  • We administer, collect, enforce, and maintain the tax expenditure and rates through the Penticton Indian Band tax and assessment laws. 
  • Maintain effective communication with taxpayers and band members.
  • Maintain consistency with the annual tax cycle.

What we Do

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Contact Us for Information on the following:

• Tax Searches
• Tax laws
• Account details
• Payment methods
• Utility invoices
• Payment methods
• Account details

 ** Please be advised that The Penticton Indian Band Property Taxation Department charges $50.00 per tax search requested, as per Section 21(1)(2) of the PIB Property Taxation Law 2015. **

** There is a $30.00 non refundable fee payable to the Penticton Indian Band when you appeal your assessment, as per Section 29(1)(c) of the PIB Property Assessment Law 2015.  If the appeal fee is not submitted with the written notice of appeal the assessor shall advise the appellant by registered mail that the appeal will be deemed invalid if the appeal fee is not received in the office of the assessor. **

2023 Information

  • UNPAID TAXPAYERS Arrears notices have been sent out in the month of January 2023
    • If you are a new homeowner for part of the 2022 year and have unpaid property taxes/utilities, please ensure you look at your sale documents to see the credit payment from the previous owner (seller) for their portion of the property tax, your responsible for the remainder of the year.
  • UNPAID UTILITIES – Notices have been sent out in the month of January 2023
  • TAXPAYERS – have until Feb 14 2023 to appeal their 2023 Assessment Notices from BC Assessment provide a letter to BC Assessment and $30.00 Fee to Penticton Indian Band Property Tax Department

Important Contact Information

Indigenous Service Canada BC Assessment Ownership, Transfers, Details… BC Assessment
Lands and Economic Development Name, address changes

Detailed information and instructions are on the BC Assessment notice you receive annually in January

Manufactured Home Registry Contact: 1-866-825-8322
ATT: BC Land Registry

1138 Melville St.

Vancouver, BC

V6E 4S3

Phone: 1-604-775-5100

BC Assessment

300-1631 Dickinson Ave.

Kelowna BC

V1Y 0B5

Phone: 1-866-825-8322

PO Box 9431 Stn Prov Govt,

Victoria BC

V8W 9V3

Ph: 250-952-7976

Fax: 250-387-3055

300-1631 Dickinson Ave,

Kelowna BC

V1Y 0B5

LANDS – Deaths, leases, new registration, title

  • A certified true copy of the death certificate
  • A cover letter which includes the nature of the registration and context, legal description of the lot
  • Once registered the interest will transfer to the surviving joint tenant

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