“Council is entering the 2011 budget planning process. This presents a great opportunity to review the findings of the report and ensure we provide good information in advance of budget setting to Council and the community.”
Winnipeg has surprisingly low taxes, user fees, higher government grants and overall revenue compared to other major Prairie cities.
There are smarter ways to raise revenue than raise property taxes.
The Green Party would redesign society by changing the way the property tax works.
The Province of Manitoba should assume full responsibility for public school financing and abandon property taxes as a revenue source.
2002 comparison of effective residential property tax levels in major Canadian cities
[WINNIPEG] Despite a decided trend towards reductions, Winnipeg’s property taxes are still higher than most other Canadian cities, according to a new comparison released today by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy. “Between 2000 and 2001, the city did an …
The tax capitalization effect
Is Winnipeg on a roll? A spate of “good news” stories has led some to that conclusion, and let’s hope they’re right. But new research data on the City’s high property taxes tell a cautionary tale, that the fundamentals necessary to a sustained boom may not be in place.