April 2020
IMFG and FCM Partner on Tax Deferral Resource for Municipalities

2020-04-20 9:00:15 AM

Last week, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance partnered to develop a resource that seeks to assist municipalities in providing financial relief to citizens and local businesses in response to the COVID-19 crisis. 

Some Canadian municipalities are already introducing or expanding property tax deferral programs. The programs are designed to provide relief to eligible taxpayers, property tax deferrals provide a mechanism to allow taxpayers to defer some or all of property taxes for a specified period of time.

Designing Property Tax Deferrals is a resource that answers 10 questions that municipalities should consider when designing property tax deferral programs. 


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