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Collector's roll

Series consists of information on property values and taxation rates compiled for the purpose of collecting taxes.Information on the creation, structure, and composition of the Collector's roll is provided below in three sections: context of ...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Assessment roll

Series consists of assessments on real property and improvements compiled for the purpose of determining taxes.Information on the creation, structure, and composition of the Collector's roll is provided below in three sections: context of cre...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Water Works Esquimalt section ledger

Series consists of a ledger of the Esquimalt section of the Victoria water works. Accounts deal with all aspects of running the Esquimalt area water works.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Water Works journal

Series consists of a journal recording water works billing accounts. The billing of customers was performed on a bi-monthly basis.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Better Housing Act journal

Series consists of a journal documenting the Municipality's administration of the Better Housing Act (S.B.C. 1919, c. 8).This Act was passed by the Provincial Government to aid in the promotion of better housing. Series documents loans by th...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Car allowance reports

Series consists of monthly and annual accounts of car expenditures.Car allowance payments document monthly vehicle usage whereas car allowance mileage reports document monthly mileage costs.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Tax assessment photographs

Series consists of photographs created by the Assessor to assist in the assessment of taxes. Photographs depict both commercial and residential properties.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Tax sale redemption receipts

Series consists of receipts issued upon the redemption of properties scheduled for tax sale by the payment of back taxes owed to the City.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Assessors and Collectors roll renumbering

Series consists of project documents related to reorganizing and renumbering the Assessors and Collectors rolls, including a conversion list of old and new roll numbers, correspondence, and plans showing the location of blocks within sub-districts.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Sinking fund ledger

Series consists of a ledger of sinking fund accounts. Each sinking fund account documents the annual accumulation of interest.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Debentures ledger

Series consists of a ledger of debenture accounts documenting the amount of interest due each month.Data elements include the name of the debenture, the number of the corresponding bylaw, the amount of the loan, the rate of interest, the half-year...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Bills payable journal

Series consists of a special journal documenting the bills payable of the City.Series deals primarily with accounts held by banks, most likely with debenture accounts. From 1911-1919, accounts are drawn up with the Bank of British North America a...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

City of Victoria annual budget

Series consists of annual budgets in the form of reports to Council.Titled "Annual Budget" from 1980-1997 and "Budget Report" thereafter.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Departmental salaries and benefits account

Series consists of the monthly tabulation of salary and benefits of the employees of each department.Data elements include: pay roll number, department, salary, unemployment insurance city share/employees share, superannuation, income tax, B.C. H...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Trade license assessment roll

Series consists of a list of trade license holders, used to record the amount of taxes that anyone operating a business (e.g. real estate agents, laundry operators, doctors, hack drivers) was required to pay to the City semi-annually. The roll rec...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Tax sale record

Series consists of a journal documenting private properties sold by the City of Victoria for non-payment of property taxes.Data elements include the legal description of the property, the total delinquent taxes, the name and address of the propert...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Fire insurance register

Series consists of a bound volume documenting City owned properties and their assessed value.These assessments were used as the basis of insuring City-owned property. Data elements include the item number, name of property, location or legal desc...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Assessor's and Collector's rolls

Series consists of a combination of assessment rolls and Collector's rolls, providing information on property values and taxation rates compiled for the purpose of assessing and collecting taxes on property and improvements.Information on the...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Register of agreements and leases

Series consists of a register of agreements and leases between the City and various parties.Part of single volume including CR-0256, 0258, and 0259; located at pp. 82-99 (agreements 1-380, 1892-1927) and pp. 122-154 (agreements 380-471, 1927-1956).

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

General ledger

Series consists of the City's general ledger. The ledgers are arranged within numerous accounts documenting the financial transactions of the City.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Finance Department ledger

Series consists of a special ledger of departmental accounts of the City, which deals with every aspect of each departmental operating budget.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Water Works general ledger

Series consists of a general ledger of the Victoria section of the water works. The ledger has accounts numbered 1 through 96 dealing with all aspects of the water works.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Water Works cost ledger

Series consists of a special ledger dealing with the Victoria water works. The ledgers contain detailed information on specific water accounts.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Real estate tax arrears

Series consists of a list of tax arrears owed to the City. Data elements include the legal description of the property, the owner's name, the overdue taxes for each year, and an annotation stating whether or not the taxes have been paid.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Revenue journal

Series consists of a journal documenting revenue received from property taxes.The types of revenue received are described as revenue, real, wild land, personal, and interest. Data elements include a description of the revenue, from whom it was re...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Registration of debentures

Series consists of a register documenting the sale of City debentures.Data elements include the file number, date of registration, by-law number, the debenture numbers, the name and address of the bearer, and the date of transfer of the debentures...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Miscellaneous City investments

Series consists of share certificates for various oil and mining companies, as well as correspondence pertaining to select investments.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Inactive business licence master list

Series consists of yearly indexes to business licence applications for businesses that are no longer active. From 1972 to 1984 these records were referred to as the "trades licence suspense list" and were indexed by business category an...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Boulevard maintenance ledger

Series consists of a ledger documenting boulevard maintenance taxes.These taxes were collected in accordance to By-law No. 956 which states that 'for the purpose of providing annually the required sum to defray the cost of maintenance and upk...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Road tax receipts

Series consists of receipts issued for payment of yearly road taxes (one item only).

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Supplementary tax roll

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, copies of cheques, cheque requisitions, journal vouchers, journal entries, and supplementary roll changes used to document revisions to the assessment roll and any additional taxes or r...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Register of tax sale deeds

Series consists of a register of deeds owned by various parties as a result of purchasing tax sale properties from the City. Includes number, date, legal description, certificate number, and remarks.Part of single volume including CR-0256, 0257, a...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Agreements of sale for reverted lands

Series consists of a list of agreements of sale between the City and various parties for properties reverted to the City for default of taxes.Includes tax roll number, date, name, legal description, and purchase price.Part of single volume includi...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Water Works ledger

Series consists of a journal recording water works billing accounts.The billing of customers was performed on a bi-monthly basis.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

City Assessor's daily journal

Series consists of a daily journal compiled by the City Assessor.The journal documents daily appointments relating to the functional areas of assessment, building inspection, and purchasing. The journal was used originally in 1919 with other entr...

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Register of real property

Series consists of a register of real property owned by the City.Includes registration number, date of purchase, legal description, size, purchase price, and remarks.Part of single volume including CR-0257, CR-0258, and CR- 0259; located at pp. 2-48.

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department