Tag : assessment

Should Farm Land Used Only for Farm Purposes be in the Residential Class?

For municipal tax purposes land is classified based on how it is used. The determination of what is farm land versus what is another class can lead to substantial variations in property tax. Click here to read more....

Should Farm Land Used Only for Farm Purposes be in the Residential Class?

For municipal tax purposes land is classified based on how it is used. The determination of what is farm land versus what is another class can lead to substantial variations in property tax because... Click here to read more.

Requesting a Reconsideration of Your Assessment

The Ontario Assessment Act provides a chance to have the assessing authority reconsider the value it has assigned to your land before commencing an appeal with the Assessment Review Board.

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Vavilov and the Assessment Review Board

On December 19, 2020 the Supreme Court of Canada remade Canadian administrative law in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov, 2019 SCC 65 (CanLII). That case will have a lasting impact on Ontario assessment law...

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Not Actually…

Generally income producing properties are valued based on an average of other rents in the market area. But there are situations where actual rents can be used... click here to read more