Montreal businessman Peter Sergakis calls for enormous tax cuts

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Peter Sergakis, considered one of Montreal’s best-known bar and restaurant house owners, says town must drastically reduce property taxes by as a lot as 40 to 50 per cent, and he advised bar and restaurant house owners will put stress on Valérie Plante’s administration if the mayor and her colleagues aren’t open to their considerations.

“In the event that they don’t give us the appointment to sit down down with them and inform them what we wish and what we want, we’re going to go with out an appointment,” Sergakis, the founder and president of the Affiliation des propriétaires de bâtiments commerciaux du Québec, stated on the group’s press convention in Montreal on Tuesday.

“That’s what I’ve accomplished previously and that’s what I’ll do now,” Sergakis stated. “I hope you perceive what I imply. Town has to present us an appointment earlier than they deposit the price range of 2021. Learn between the strains. In the event that they don’t give us an appointment, we’re going to make our personal appointment. How that’s going to occur, you’ll discover out later. I need it to be a shock.”