PVSC News

October 13, 2017

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, we are currently conducting a client survey with property owners that appealed their 2017 assessment.

Appellants who provided us with their email address may receive an email request to complete an online survey. The survey is anonymous and is administered by a third party survey provider.

We appreciate your feedback and thank you in advance for participating.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-380-7775.


  

May 19, 2017

Each year, PVSC chooses a corporate charity to support. Over the last fiscal year, staff have raised funds for the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Atlantic Provinces. Today, we are please to present a cheque for over $14,000 to Make-a-Wish Foundation CEO, Tracy Durkee-Jones.


October 17, 2016

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, we are currently conducting a client survey with property owners that appealed their 2016 assessment.

Appellants who provided us with their email address will receive an email request to complete an online survey.

The survey is anonymous and is administered by a third party survey provider.

We appreciate your feedback and thank you in advance for participating.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-380-7775.


May 17, 2016

PVSC is the first assessment jurisdiction in North America to achieve certification from the International Property Tax Institute (IPTI). Read the press release and view the Certification Report below:

IPTI Certification Press Release

IPTI Certification Report


March 1, 2016

Through Great Place to Work (GPTW) Canada,  PVSC has been certified as a great workplace, on a national scale. 

Q1 Certified Logo

To learn more about GPTW Canada, please click the link below:

http://www.greatplacetowork.ca/our-services/certify-your-organization


February 16, 2016

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, we are now conducting our annual inquiry period survey. Property owners who made an inquiry with the PVSC call center during the 31 day inquiry period may be contacted via telephone. If you have any questions please call us at  1-800-380-7775.


 

January 8, 2016

Today, January 8, 2016, PVSC sent over 600,000 assessment notices to Nova Scotia property owners. View the press release and assessment roll figures below. 

PVSC 2016 Assessment Roll Information Kit
































December 18, 2015

Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) is committed to achieving excellence in property assessment and being recognized as a world-class leader of market valuation.

 

Earlier this year, PVSC engaged the International Property Tax Institute (IPTI) to complete a third party audit of PVSC’s assessment and quality assurance processes, practices and procedures to attain certification that they align with international assessment best practices.

View IPTI’s final certification report and score for PVSC.

PVSC accepts all of the report’s recommendations. Management responses to each recommendation are included in the report.

 


October 14, 2015

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, we are currently conducting a client survey on our website regarding the publishing of 2016 preliminary assessment values. 

We appreciate your feedback and thank you in advance for participating.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-380-7775.

 


October 14, 2015

Today, we have released 2016 preliminary assessments on our website.

Press Release

Press Kit


August 13, 2015

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, we are currently conducting a client survey with property owners that appealed their 2015 assessment.

Appellants who provided us with their email address will receive an email request to complete an online survey.

The survey is anonymous and is administered by a third party survey provider.

We appreciate your feedback and thank you in advance for participating.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-380-7775.


February 17, 2015

Please be advised that due to weather and road conditions, our Wolfville office will be closed today, February 17, 2015. We can be reached by phone at 1-800-380-7775, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.


February 13, 2015

Please be advised that due to weather and road conditions, our Sydney office will be closing at 2 pm today, February 13, 2015. All other offices and our phone line, 1-800-380-7775, are open until 4:30 pm.


February 11, 2015

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, we are now conducting our annual inquiry period survey. Property owners who made an inquiry with the PVSC call center during the 31 day inquiry period may be contacted via telephone. If you have any questions please call us at  1-800-380-7775.


January 27, 2015

Due to weather conditions we have closed all our offices.

Our call centre is currently open 8:30am - 6:00 pm at 

1-800-380-7775.


January 9, 2015

On January 9, 2015 PVSC mailed over 600,000 assessment notices to Nova Scotia property owners. You can view assessment information for all property in Nova Scotia here. 

Read press releases here:

Provincial Press Release

Central Press Release

East Press Release

North West Press Release

South Press Release

To view a map of the Province and the municipalities within each area, click here.


September 17, 2014

Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC), Halifax Regional Municipality and Halifax Water are now offering property owners and Halifax residents the option to receive their assessment notice, tax and water bills online through epost™, Canada Post's safe and secure solution for the online delivery of mail.

Read the press release here...


August 7, 2014

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, we are now conducting a voluntary online survey with property owners that appealed their 2014 assessment.

Appellants who have provided us with their email address will receive an email request to complete an online survey by clicking on a link provided.

The survey is anonymous and is administered by a third party survey provider.

Feedback received through the survey will help us improve the appeal process for all property owners in Nova Scotia.

We appreciate your feedback and thank you in advance for participating.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-380-7775 (within Canada and United States) or 1-902-893-5800 (outside Canada and United States).


July 31, 2014

On August 1, 2014, we are undergoing technical maintenance in all of our offices. Our offices will be closed all day on Friday, August 1, 2014. Regular business hours (8:30 am - 4:30 pm) will resume on August 5, 2014. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 


 

May 22, 2014:

Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC), Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities (UNSM) and Association of Municipal Administrators, Nova Scotia (AMANS) commissioned a study on municipal property tax in Nova Scotia

Continue reading...


 

May 13, 2014:

2016 Income and Expense Requests for Information were mailed on May 13, 2014.































 































Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) mails requests for information to owners of income producing properties on an annual basis. We collect and analyze income and expense information to determine market values for income producing properties. The information collected this year will be for the 2016 assessment roll. 































 































As outlined in the Nova Scotia Assessment Act, property owners receiving an income and expense request are required to complete all forms and return them within 30 days of receipt of the request.  Failure to return the information requested will result in the loss of your right to appeal your 2016 assessment.































 































The forms and instructions can be found here.


February 14th, 2014:

This weekend we are carrying out our annual inquiry period survey. Property owners who made an inquiry with the PVSC call center during the 31 day inquiry period will be contacted via telephone. If you have any questions call us at 1-800-380-7775

 


 

January 22, 2014:

Due to weather conditions we have closed the following offices:

Bridgewater































Dartmouth































Port Hawkesbury































Sydney































Tusket































Wolfville

Our Truro office is currently open.

Our call centre is currently open 8:30am - 6:00 pm at 1-800-380-7775.


On January 13, 2014 PVSC mailed over 600,000 assessment notices to Nova Scotia property owners. You can view assessment information for all property in Nova Scotia here. 

Read press releases here:

Provincial Release 2014

North West Release 2014

East Release 2014

Central Release 2014

South Release 2014

 




































































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