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Wednesday, January 26, 2022 10:00 AM
Residential property owners in designated taxable regions must complete an annual declaration for the speculation and vacancy tax (SVT).
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 10:30 AM
B.C.’s Home Owner Grant threshold is set at $1.975 million for 2022, ensuring 92% of residential properties are covered by the grant that lowers the amount of property taxes people pay on their principal residence.
Thursday, November 25, 2021 7:00 AM
Premier John Horgan and Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, have released the following statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women:
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 8:30 AM
Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Now in its third year, the Speculation and Vacancy Tax (SVT) is raising significant revenue that goes directly into affordable housing in the five regions where the tax applies, while encouraging owners to rent or sell vacant units to those who need them.
Thursday, November 4, 2021 12:00 PM
To better protect consumers in B.C.’s real estate market, the Province is introducing legislation that requires cooling off periods for resale properties and newly built homes.
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:30 AM
The B.C. government will be extending the deadline for pre-existing owners to file with the Land Owner Transparency Registry, giving reporting bodies with an interest in land more time to file a transparency report without incurring penalties.
Monday, September 13, 2021 11:00 AM
Despite ongoing uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic, current forecasts show an increase in revenues and a reduction in the deficit for the 2021-22 fiscal year as British Columbia’s strong vaccination rates are supporting a swift economic recovery in many sectors.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 10:00 AM
The strength of B.C.’s economy and the resilience of British Columbians has helped to keep provincial finances on more stable ground during one of the most challenging times in the province’s history.
Friday, July 9, 2021 12:30 PM
Beginning Aug. 1, 2021, people buying or selling property will benefit from more efficient and co-ordinated regulation as BC Financial Services Authority will become the sole regulator for B.C.’s financial services sector, including real estate.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 3:45 PM
British Columbians are encouraged to share what is important to people, businesses and communities in B.C.’s Budget 2022, as the province moves further into economic recovery and looks toward a pandemic-free future.