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Surprise, More Empty Home Tax For City of Vancouver

Well, it isn't as bad as what was proposed for you pied a terre owners, but the City of Vancouver has passed a resolution to raise the amount of the Empty Homes Tax from 1% to 1.25% in 2020 and another .25%/annum for the following 2 years.   


Full story below:


Declarations must be made by February 4th, 2020 for the 2019 tax year:

Taxing The Air

Missing the small businesses which once made your neighbourhood so interesting and livable and charming?  Well get ready to lose more of them as the BC NDP government expands its tax to death scheme to include school tax and speculation tax on the airspace above many Mom and Pop shops.  

Read Dan Fumano's article on the predicament here