* Jan.24 – Council votes against dropping farm tax ratio

January 24, 2017

In a complete twist of events and much debate Prince Edward County has voted against shifting a tax burden from local farmers onto residential ratepayers.

However, Mayor Robert Quaiff said more work needs to be done and he will continue to push the province to consider offering tax subsidies especially for young farmers because ‘there has been an unfair assessment made by Municipal Property Assessment Corporation to increase farmers’ property taxes that may not be sustainable for them financially. Click here to read of of QuinteNews report


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