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Posted: January 23, 2018

Tax Sale for Improvement Districts - 2 Session Webinar Series

Government Finance Officers Association of BC

Tax Sale for Improvement Districts - 2 Session Webinar Series

GoToWebinar
Thursday, March 22 & 29, 10:00am - 11:30


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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 specifically created to provide a comprehensive discussion of Tax Sale for Improvement Districts.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This webinar series will be of interest to all finance officers in Improvement Districts 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 related court cases
  • The tax collection process
  • Advertising the Tax Sale. What is required to give “notice.”
  • How to prepare and conduct the Tax Sale auction
  • What to do with properties acquired in tax sale 
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
(Two 90 minute sessions in the series)
This program is 3 hours long, consisting of two 90 minute sessions as follows:
Before the Tax Sale - Preparation
Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The Tax Sale Auction 
Thursday, March 29, 2018 – 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

GOTOWEBINAR:
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. Recordings are sent out following each webinar to attendees and absentees. Late registrations will receive all handouts and recordings to date.
You can pay with cheque, Visa, Mastercard or register using PD points - 4 points required for each webinar (Register online, indicate "paying with cheque," and write paying with PD points in the notes) Payment covers both sessions, registration for single sessions is not available. Requests for refunds/cancellations will be accepted up to March 1, 2018. No refunds after March 1, 2018. Program attendance is transferable. 

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Contact:
 Erica Christie
 Phone: 2503826871
 Email: office@gfoabc.ca
Contact
Erica Christie
2503826871
office@gfoabc.ca
www.gfoabc.ca

Date: March 22 - 29, 2018
Event Type: Webinar
Region: South Vancouver Island
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