Letter: Why tax hike in Richmond with a $3 billion surplus?

With a $2.9 billion surplus, the City of Richmond  is asking for a 5.33 per cent tax increase for 2019.

Really, is this not an exploitation of the taxpayer?

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Where is the accountability of all the new taxes coming in from the rapid multi-storey developments?

Is it not not time a full minicipal audit is done by an independent body to really see where all the revenue is going?

Rustom Dubash

RICHMOND

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