Coast to Coast to Coast

May 2014
eFocus on Municipal Assessment & Taxation;5/26/2014, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p2
The article offers news briefs related to municipal assessment and taxation in 2014. Victoria Council gives first reading of the tax bylaw and amends the preliminary Financial Plan for 2014-2018. Altoona, Iowa approves a second massive building for Facebook Inc., which is part of a $1 billion data centre. Staff in Kingston, Ontario propose a cut in the 2014 municipal property tax rate increase.


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