Property Assessment and Taxation
Goodmans has some of Canada's leading property tax litigators on our team - specialists who have appeared before the Assessment Review Board, the Ontario Municipal Board and the Superior Court of Ontario.
Our Property Assessment and Taxation group offers clients the bench strength required to resolve all property tax assessments matters - including advising developers, residential, commercial and industrial landowners and tenants, and financial institutions. Our Property Assessment and Taxation lawyers have extensive experience in all aspects of property assessment and taxation law including: negotiating and/or appealing property assessment values; resolving tax calculation issues, advising on and applying for property tax exemptions and rebates, providing legal opinions or the interpretation of property tax allocation clauses in commercial leases; and generally advising on all aspects of practice & policy relating to property assessment and taxation.
Members of our highly regarded practice group have written and lectured extensively on property tax issues for the Canadian Institute, Insight, Federated Press, the Toronto Real Estate Board, the International Council of Shopping Centres and Osgoode Hall Law School's professional development program. We are committed to keeping clients abreast of the new rules and procedures from provincial assessment tribunals as well as the changing implications of property tax reform.