Your mortgage company may also pay your property taxes on your behalf. If this is the case for your property, it will be stated on your property tax notice near the top on the right hand side. Do not pay your property taxes if your mortgage company is paying on your behalf.
If you are unsure, please contact your mortgage company. It is their responsibility to inform the City of Nanaimo of their obligations to pay your property taxes.
It is also the mortgage company's responsibility to know if you are claiming a Home Owner Grant or not. To avoid over or under payments, please ensure that your mortgage company knows if you are claiming a Home Owner Grant or not.
If you are turning 65 at any point in the current taxation year and are eligible to claim the Senior's Home Owner Grant (the grant amount is greater than the regular Home Owner Grant). Ensure that your mortgage company is aware and takes this into account when they are calculating your property tax payments that they collect from you.