speculation tax

B.C.’s speculation tax under fire in first major legal challenge

Group petition filed Thursday in B.C. Supreme Court

 

New B.C. residents not exempt from speculation and vacancy tax

Darcy Garneau has lived and worked in B.C. for over a year but could still owe money to the province

 

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

 

Condo rental bans may be on way out with B.C. empty home tax

Many exemptions to tax, but annual declarations required

Letters on way to all homeowners in B.C. speculation tax communities

Property owners have to register to avoid vacant-home tax

B.C. NDP retreats again on empty-home tax for urban areas

Rate reduced for all Canadians, dissident mayors to get annual meeting

B.C. moves ahead with speculation tax despite mayors calling for changes

Oak Bay mayor says he was hoping for a different outcome

  • Oct 17, 2018

Battle resumes over speculation tax on B.C. vacant homes

Opposition calls it ‘fake’ tax that is reducing housing supply

UBCM endorses Oak Bay motion to give municipal control over spec tax

Resolution endorsed by UBCM’s Resolution Committee and B.C. Green Party leader

Speculation tax could send part-time Victoria resident packing

Property owner from U.S. loves our city, hates the idea of being taxed like a speculator

  • Jul 31, 2018

B.C. takes wrong approach with speculation tax

There are other ways to create more affordable homes for B.C. residents

  • Jul 24, 2018

Oak Bay seeks municipal power to levy vacant homes

Council sends speculation tax motion to UBCM

Housing takes a different meaning depending on one’s financial situation

Reader responds to part-time Victoria resident’s letter on implications of B.C. speculation tax

  • Jun 13, 2018

Part-time Victorian feels ‘betrayed’ by province over speculation tax

Active community member doubts further family foundation money will come to Victoria

  • May 19, 2018

Homeowners hire lawyer to fight speculation tax

B.C. government notified of pending class action lawsuit

Rural cabins, cottages exempted from speculation tax

B.C. residents with second homes under $400,000 don’t pay

Pressure on Carole James to ease B.C. speculation tax

Vacation home owners plead for relief from vacant home levy