Surrey mayor, councillor, a canyon apart on proposed tax hike

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum says the city is “holding the line” on property taxes with a proposed increase of 2.9 per cent but a city councillor warns says just the “tip of the iceberg,” warning some taxpayers might be hit with a 15 per cent tax hike.

Hot on the heels of a City of Surrey press release issued Monday heralding a general property tax of 2.9 per cent in the city’s proposed budget for 2021, Linda Annis says some Surrey homeowners could be looking at having to pay between 12-to-15 per cent more in 2021.

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