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Canadian Property Tax Rate Benchmark Report

An in-depth look at property tax rates in eleven major urban centres across Canada


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in tax savings from 2014 - 2017
offices across Canada in every major market
total assessed value reviewed annually
assessments reviewed annually

How we can help

Assessment Reviews & Appeals

Minimize property tax by ensuring your property assessments are accurate and equitable compared to your competitors.
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Tax Budgets & Projections

Anticipate and plan for future tax changes with reliable and informed tax forecasts.
real estate development

Tax Due Diligence

Timely delivery of the necessary information to mitigate potential risks and uncover opportunities that may arise during an asset acquisition.
businessmen reviewing property tax reports

Tax Management & Compliance

Reduce risks and maximize value by customizing our professional tax management services to your individual requirements.

Knowledge of, and compliance with, the property assessment legislation in each jurisdiction where you own or lease property is critical to obtaining favourable tax treatment.

Featured Case Studies

Property Tax

Win/Win for Landlords and Tenants in Complex Retail

Results: Achieved a significant reduction while preserving a positive business relationship between owners and anchor tenants
Services: Property Tax
Property Tax Services

Whiffen Head Transshipment Facility

Reduction of $20 million in the assessed value of the facility and further substantial tax savings
Developer & Lender Services

Colonnade Bridgeport

Mixed-use development: 114,000, 6 storey class A office building, 138 luxury rental apartment units, two-level underground parking garage, and 35,000 sqft of retail
Designed to LEED Silver certification
Property Tax & RVA

St. John’s Taxpayer Committee

Results: Worked with the City and business community to develop and implement the tax reform
Services: Economics & Advisory, Tax Management & Compliance
Property Tax Services

Kruger Inc.

Tax savings of over $2 million
Services: Site Inspection, Tax Consultation, Negotiations and Assessment Appeal, Property Tax Management
Property Tax

Industrial Plant with Suboptimal Performance

Results: 20.8% reduction in assessed value
Services: Property Tax Appeal
Assessment Reviews & Appeals

Hyatt Regency Calgary

Reduced assessment results in gross tax savings for client
Developer & Lender Services

Development Company

Galway: A Master Planned Community
Mixed-use development: 2,400 acres of land, the capacity for 5,000 new homes, a golf course, over 1 million square feet of retail and almost 150 acres of industrial space
Property Tax

Effective Advocacy During Pre-Roll Negotiation

Results: Worked with assessors to deliver assessed values that fully aligned with initial tax projections
Services: Property Tax
Property Tax

Benchmarking to Ensure Equitable Assessments

Results: 22% reduction in assessed value
Services: Property Tax Appeal

Insights & Resources


2019 Canadian Property Tax Appeal Deadlines

Key Provincial Assessment Valuation and Appeal Dates

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