Updated BOMA MGA White Papers
July 31, 2014
The Municipal Government Act is the enabling legislation for municipalities across Alberta, and has significant consequences on the way cities plan development and tax their citizens and businesses.
Cash in on Your Business Innovations
April 30, 2014
Are you one of the many Green Corps missing out on significant tax savings? Many businesses develop innovative ways to overcome everyday problems, but did you know that some of your solutions could qualify as research and development (R&D)?
Funding Municipal Services: Who Should Pay?
March 28, 2014
If you read the Calgary Herald today you may have seen a story on non-residential property tax featuring comments from BOMA’s President & CSO. The City is considering changes that would lower the amount of tax non-residential properties pay relative to residential properties.
Business Tax: Coming Soon to a Property Tax Bill Near You!
February 12, 2014
You may recall that a few years ago the City of Calgary considered, and then passed a bylaw that consolidated the Business Tax with the Non-Residential Property Tax. BOMA Calgary opposed the proposal on the grounds that it actually represented a tax increase of over $200 million to commercial real estate in Calgary.