Vancouver Announces Extension to Late Empty Homes Tax (EHT) Declarations for 2017 and 2018

The City of Vancouver announced that property owners assessed the Empty Homes Tax for 2017 and 2018 because they failed to file their declarations on time will be allowed to late-file for those years until December 31, 2020. Similar extensions will be introduced for 2019 and subsequent years. All late declarations will be subject to a $375 fine.

Prepared by: Zheting Su

Zheting is an associate at the firm’s Vancouver office. Zheting’s practice focuses on all aspects of transactional/commodity taxes, including the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), Goods and Services Tax (GST), First Nations GST, provincial sales taxes, realty taxes (such as land/property… more »