Enderby Offers Lowest Light Industry Tax Multiple in North Okanagan and Columbia-Shuswap

Light industry typically pays more property taxes per $1000 of assessed land value than residential or business class property. This difference describes the proportional share of the tax burden borne by light industry. A lower light industry class tax multiple is one of several factors that shows how “industry-friendly” a community is.

In comparing 2013 taxes for municipalities across the North Okanagan and Columbia-Shuswap, Enderby boasts the lowest light industry class tax multiple.

CommunityTax Multiple
Enderby2.5866
Coldstream2.9500
Spallumcheen3.3000
Lumby3.4740
Golden3.5099
Vernon3.5522
Salmon Arm3.8915
Sicamous4.0529
Armstrong5.7676
Revelstoke7.1150