taxes

Langley Township, City see most residents pay property taxes

A feared COVID-related crash in tax payments has not materialized

 

Councillor’s comment that Surreyites want to pay more tax a ‘revelation’

Allison Patton told radio host people some residents are saying, ‘We want to pay more’

 

CRA puts focus on paper returns as tax-filing season opens

The federal tax collector expects to handle about two million paper returns this calendar year out of roughly 26 million filings

 

Langley Township council ponders borrowing for budget

Councillors are considering options to bring down property tax increases

LETTER: Use casino revenues, don’t take out loan, City resident suggests

Borrowing money would push tax increases for Langley City residents too high, one man shares

  • Feb 3, 2020

Higher property assessment could mean closure of Langley City Masonic hall, director warns

Valuation has quadrupled since 2017, raising the tax bill for 93-year-old building

LETTER: How is a senior in Langley supposed to afford rising property taxes?

A 44-year Township resident balks at suggested taxation rate proposed by staff

  • Jan 27, 2020

LETTER: Questioning if some councillors should step back from big decisions – pending court outcome

With tax rate being set, one letter writer argues if some council members should refrain from voting

  • Jan 27, 2020

LETTER: Different taxation system necessary

Langley Township taxpayer argues that taxes shouldn’t be based on assessed home values

  • Jan 26, 2020

Tax bill paid for the year, you’re working for yourself

B.C. in the middle of the Canadian pack for Tax Freedom Day

Langley City hits up province for share of pot revenue

The province says it understands municipalities will face extra costs when marijuana is legalized.