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Posted: January 23, 2018

Annual Municipal Tax Sale - 3 Session Webinar Series

Government Finance Officers Association of BC

Annual Municipal Tax Sale - 3 Session Webinar Series

via GoToWebinar 
August 28, September 11 and September 25  10:00 - 11:00am


Tax Sale is the ultimate tax collection tool. Selling a person’s property at Tax Sale is a big responsibility and includes an element of risk to the municipality.  If you have to do it, you need to know the procedural and legal pitfalls to do it correctly.  This webinar has been updated to reflect recent court cases.

Whow Should Attend:
This webinar series will be of interest to all finance officers who want to know the details of tax sale.

Benefits of Participating:
You will learn the correct way to administer the tax sale, best practices and how to avoid pitfalls.

Webinar Objectives:
  • The webinar covers:
  • The governing legislation and court cases
  • How to collect delinquent taxes and avoid the necessity of tax sale
  • Advertising the sale
  • How to conduct the auction
  • What to do with properties acquired in tax sale
  • How to handle redemptions

About the Workshop Leader:
Doug Stein Doug has worked in municipal finance for over 30 years. He retired from his position as Manager of Revenue Services for the District of Saanich in 2011, and now facilitates workshops and webinars and consults on property taxation issues. Doug has been very involved with the Collectors’ Forum, is a GFOA of BC Life Member and a CPA, CMA. 

Webinar Dates:
(3 one-hour sessions in the series)

This program is 3 hours long, consisting of three one-hour sessions as follows:
Before the Tax Sale - Preparation
Tuesday, August 28 – 10 a.m. to 11 a.m
The Tax Sale Auction
Tuesday, September 11 – 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
After the Tax Sale - What do I do now?
Tuesday, September 25 – 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
The sessions will be presented using GoToWebinar software over the internet.  You can participate in the webinar using either a USB headset with a mic or call into a long distance phone number. Registration covers one participant.

Payment covers all three sessions, registration for single sessions is not available.

Webinar Fees
GFOABC Member   
Early Bird $195
After July 16th $240
Early Bird $240
After July 16th $295
Requests for refunds/cancellations will be accepted up to August 13, 2018. No refunds after August 13, 2018. Program attendance is transferable.

 Erica Christie
 Phone: 250-382-6871
 Email: office@gfoabc.ca
Erica Christie

Date: August 28 - September 25, 2018
Event Type: Webinar
Region: South Vancouver Island
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