A Cowichan Valley author says people will have to act fast, but there’s value in giving your property tax assessment a thorough once-over and appealing.

Peter Morris is the co-author of a new e-book with tips on verifying and appealing assessments.

Morris says it’s the most effective way to reduce property taxes.

BC Assessment is sending out notices this week, and if you want to appeal, you have until the end of January.

How to Successfully Appeal your BC Property Assessment And Reduce your Property Tax Bill is available at AttainmentPress.com.