Property taxes

Property taxes are due at midnight July 2 or face a five per cent penalty. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey, your property taxes are due tonight at midnight – or face a 5% penalty

Meantime, Surrey Board of Trade calls for action on ‘unsustainable’ property tax increases

 

Kelly Breaks and Juanita Vander Zalm of Blue Frog Studios received a $5,000 break on their city property taxes after a late adjustment to their assessment. Alex Browne photo

50 per cent tax hike had White Rock’s Blue Frog studio jumping into action

BC Assessment error helped boost bill by thousands of dollars, owners say

 

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Surrey Board of Trade vows ‘a lot of noise’ will be made about tax increases

Huberman calls for comprehensive tax review at all levels of government

 

Frank Bucholtz

COLUMN: Bottomline, everyone is paying more this year

There is no doubt that McCallum’s claim was misleading, writes columnist Frank Bucholtz

  • Jun 17, 2021
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OUR VIEW: Surrey residents riled over tax increases

Surrey’s taxation discrepancy is puzzling, to say the least

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Former Surrey councillor and finance committee chair Tom Gill charges that an increase to the capital parcel tax amounts to a “hidden tax” above and beyond the 2.9 per cent increase claimed by Mayor Doug McCallum. (Unsplash.com photo)

Surrey residents criticize ‘smoke-and-mirrors’ property tax hike

Larger-than-advertised increases prove need for independent auditor general: Annis

Former Surrey councillor and finance committee chair Tom Gill charges that an increase to the capital parcel tax amounts to a “hidden tax” above and beyond the 2.9 per cent increase claimed by Mayor Doug McCallum. (Unsplash.com photo)
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Safe Surrey Coalition majority denies temporary tax relief for struggling residents

The majority on council voted against a motion to delay the penalty date for non-payment of property taxes

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A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

W-shaped recovery would be ‘very severe’ without government assistance: CMHC

The corporation says the COVID-19 pandemic could trigger nearly 50 per cent drop in housing prices

A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a Canadian property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta council approves plan to borrow up to $35 million in case of delayed tax revenues

Funds can be accessed to cover operating expenses as needed only until property tax revenue comes in

Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)