The appeal system in British Columbia is designed to balance open discussions between BC Assessment and property owners, with formal hearing opportunities in front of tribunals and Appeal Boards. Our system creates the opportunity for straightforward issues to be resolved quickly, while more complex properties are fully considered over the course of the year.
Our team at Colliers Realty Tax leverages the incredible knowledge capital of our brokerage, property management, consulting and project management professionals to provide BC Assessment with the market evidence necessary to affect positive change for our clients early in the assessment appeal process. Colliers Realty Tax takes full advantage of face-to-face discussions with BC Assessment prior to the three primary appeal steps in the appeal year.
Colliers has settlement conferences with the Assessment Authority, which are generally more beneficial to our clients, Colliers Realty Tax will pursue appeals as far as necessary to guarantee our clients’ business needs are met. Colliers Realty Tax ensures experienced agents advocate on behalf of our clients in front of the Property Assessment Review Panel and Property Assessment Appeal Board, increasing the chances of a successful resolution.