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Thursday, June 9, 2022 8:30 AM
B.C.’s speculation and vacancy tax (SVT) helped make homes more affordable in the SVT areas of the province, based on independent analysis by Tsur Somerville and Jake Wetzel.
Monday, May 30, 2022 8:00 AM
People in British Columbia are asked to share their ideas and priorities to help make life better for people, businesses and communities as government plans Budget 2023.
Monday, March 28, 2022 1:58 PM
Amendments to the Property Law Act introduced on Monday, March 28, 2022, will enable the creation of a new Homebuyer Protection Period to protect people buying a home in a challenging real estate market.
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 7:30 AM
Premier John Horgan and Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, have issued the following statement for International Women’s Day:
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 1:40 PM
Budget 2022 reflects the choices government is making that are needed to build a stronger B.C. and make life better for people, by investing in B.C.’s economic, environmental and social strengths.
Thursday, February 17, 2022 11:15 AM
The Province is launching a bold, new long-term economic plan that moves British Columbia forward by tackling the challenges of today while growing an economy that works for more people and families.
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.