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The Homeowner's Tax Fighter Guide


Proven Tips To Ensure You Pay Your Fair Share Of Property Taxes

 —And Not a Penny More!


Every year thousands of home owners receive new assessments on their properties and are mystified or disagree with the municipalities evaluation. Often the homeowner is unsure about what to do or how to begin an appeal process.

We ask ourselves:
  • Am I paying more than my fair share?

  • If I am paying too much -- how do I go about paying less?


Getting answers isn't easy. In many parts of Canada the property tax system isn't "user-friendly.'' Sometimes it's hard to reach the right government official to get answers to your questions. Sometimes the answers themselves are hard to understand. Figuring out your choices, and your rights, can be frustrating and intimidating.


That's where the Homeowner's Tax Fighter Guide is designed to help!


Its purpose is to guide you through the maze, give you plain answers, and tell you where you can go for more information if you still have questions. So...let's get started!


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Note to the Homeowner


In our opinion, most assessment authorities try to be fair in assessing your property. Given the sheer number of properties they must assess, however, it is almost impossible for them to be fair to everyone. Your concern and input to the assessor is vital if the system is to work fairly for all concerned. It is your right, and responsibility, to work with the assessors to insure that your assessment (and the taxes that result from it) are fair in relation to all other taxpayers in your community.


How To Use This Kit


Read this booklet first. It will give you a good understanding of how property taxes are levied, and a useful "checklist" or blueprint to follow should you decide to appeal your taxes. Keep this booklet with you. Use it to make notes and write down questions.


Consult the loose sheet with information on your locale. This sheet contains most of the specific information about your Province and town -- when tax notices come out, how long you have to appeal, and so forth. If you need additional information (for example, the phone number of the tax assessor's office), just drop me a line or e-mail.


Now for the most important advice of all. If anything isn't clear, or you need some expert help, call Darrell Rozee at 765-9974. I'll be pleased to offer advice, at no cost and no obligation