Greater Victoria municipalities are currently sorting through their wish-lists of wants and "nice-to-haves" ahead of approving a final budget in the spring.
The Chamber is working to remind local governments in our region that it's never a sensible plan to burden businesses by unfairly raising taxes.
"I speak with mayors around the region quite regularly, and they all understand the importance of supporting sustainable business growth," Chamber CEO Bruce Williams said. "However, there are always competing pressures to spend limited tax-dollars so it's important we use our voice to talk about the fundamental role that healthy businesses play in creating vital jobs and providing services that make our communities great places to live, work and play."
Municipalities have until May 15 to adopt their annual tax rate bylaws.
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