Thursday, January 14, 2010

Montrealers Hit With City Tax Hikes

Montreal Mayor Gerald Tremblay. Photograph by: Pierre Obendrauf, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL - The recession may be over, but Montreal taxpayers have been handed a bill for weathering the global economic meltdown, with residential tax rates across the city increasing an average of 5.3 per cent while the tax on commercial and other non-residential properties has been hiked by an average of six per cent.

Read more ....

Update #1: An array of tax hikes in new city budget; suburbs hit hard -- CTV
Update #2: Montreal property taxes going up -- CBC
Update #3: Montreal 2010 budget: surplus gone, taxes up -- Montreal Gazette

My Comment: There is no commitment or comment for tax hikes next year .... which means that there will be more increases in to the pipeline. Sigh .... we are screwed and screwed.

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