So it turns out that all my worrying was not for nothing. The Toronto property tax rates are set to increase by 5%. This is Mark and I's first year in the condo, which I think is always the hardest, especially financially speaking. We are nervous about property taxes to begin with but this increase really has me biting my nails. We have been putting money away but I am not sure it will be enough. How nerve racking is this? Yet the government goes on redecorating the mayors offices and wasting money on frivolties.
I stumbled this pic this morning and I think it is very apt for the situation:
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