Thursday, May 03, 2007

Chamber of Commerce - No To Tax

"The president of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce has added his voice to those opposing a property transfer tax.
There's no connection to service delivery, Greg Christenson said of the proposed tax. Its just a tax grab." Full Article

The chamber joins the Canadian Federation of Independent Business and the Edmonton Real Estate Board in opposing the proposed tax.

"The boards president, Carolyn Pratt, said a one-per-cent tax would take $4,000 from the sale of an average Edmonton house."