The average homeowner in Prince Rupert faces an extra five percent on their taxes for 2008, as Prince Rupert city council gave their first approval to proposed tax increases.
Thatâ€™s an increase of one per cent from last year when taxes for 2007 went up four percent and a jump from 2006 when the city collected an extra 500,000 dollars from civic taxpayers. Quick math tells us thatâ€™s about a 13-15 per cent jump in three years.
For 2008 the average homeowner with a house valued at 147,000 dollars will find that they need to provide an extra sixty six dollars to help the city meet its financial goals, obligations and aspirations in 2008…
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