Tsawwassen residents Ron and Verna Neufeld couldn’t believe their eyes when they opened their 2017 property tax bill and discovered it had gone up over 25 per cent in one year.
“As seniors on a fixed income, it’s a little bit shocking to get this kind of increase,” said Ron, 85.
Last year the Neufelds paid $3,269.65 in property taxes but this year they’ll be forking out $4,093.98, an increase of $824.
“That’s approaching $100 a month out of our budget. We certainly did not budget for that,” said Ron.
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