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THANK YOU to those who attended one of our 13 Open Houses
held throughout HRM from April 30th - June 4th 2008.
We still want to hear from you! Please take a minute to fill our our online survey by June 23rd, or e-mail your thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org
The HRM Municipal Tax System needs to change.
HRM's Tax Reform Committee has researched and gathered public input to propose changes to the municipal tax system. Now, the Committee wants public feedback on its ideas for a new system. The Committee will then report its findings to Regional Council.
The current municipal tax system is based on property values. the Committee believes a new municipal property tax system should be service-based and should consider the ability to pay. The new system should be based on principles that include equity, stability, simplicity, transparency and economic competitiveness.
The Tax Reform Committee proposes that: