Assessment

Montreal property owners

Canadian Property Management

Complacency could cost Montreal property owners

Proposed changes to Quebec's Act Respecting Municipal Taxation will tighten the timeline for disputing the property values ascribed to smaller apartment and commercial buildings assessed at less than $3 million.
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Canadian Property Management

NB confers on industrial property assessment

A standing committee of New Brunswick's legislative assembly is exploring whether equipment and machinery used in manufacturing and industrial processes should be factored into the assessed value of the property.
MPAC board

Canadian Property Management

Municipalities could lose clout on MPAC board

A new government means a new round of scrutiny for Ontario's property assessment agency.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Furor over MPAC multi-res cap rates predicted

Assessment notices for nearly 16,000 Ontario multi-residential properties will be mailed out next week, delivering valuations determined for the first time with the newly adopted direct capitalization methodology.
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CondoBusiness

Ontario’s new four-year assessment cycle begins

Ontario's Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) reports province-wide residential property values have increased by an average of 4.5 per since January 2012.
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Canadian Property Management

Ontario’s vacant unit tax rebate under review

The 2016 Ontario budget announces legislation is coming to "facilitate potential changes" to the property tax rebate on vacant commercial and industrial units.