Request for Property Tax Deadline Deferral
On April 8, 2020, Council for the Village of Haines Junction directed Administration to draft a letter to the Minister of Community Services expressing their interest in working with the Yukon Government on a property tax deferral program for 2020. pdf Click here to view the letter to Minister Streicker regarding 2020 property taxes. (31 KB)
On April 23, 2020, the Village received notification that the 2020 Property Tax Deadline has been extended to September 2, 2020. pdf Click here to read the Property Tax Extension Letter from Minister Streicker (34 KB) . pdf Click here for more information about your 2020 tax payment options. (182 KB)
Property Taxes and Assessment
The Yukon Government provides property assessment services for all properties within the municipality. Municipal properties are reassessed every other year. Property assessment notices are sent out in December of every year, showing the assessed value for both land and improvements. For more information on the assessment process, pdf you can download an October 2019 Village Report to Council on Yukon Property Assessments here (162 KB) . The property assessment and complaint process is also outlined on the Yukon Government's website at: https://yukon.ca/en/housing-and-property/property-tax-and-assessments/find-out-how-your-property-assessed.
The Village of Haines Junction sets property tax rates by bylaw prior to April 15th each year. Property tax invoices for the calendar year are mailed out in May of each year with a due date of July 2nd.
The current property tax rates are:
Non Residential 1.350%
Agricultural Limited 1.070%
Agricultural General 0.570%
Minimum Tax Levy $350.00
Residents that live at least 184 days of the calendar year on their property may be eligible for a Yukon Government Home Owners Grant. If you have lived at your property since January 1st of the current calendar year, the grant can be deducted at time of payment. The regular home owners grant is 50% of current taxes to a maximum of $450.00 and the seniors Home Owners Grant is 75% of current taxes to a maximum of $500.00.