Choose Wisely: Problems with GST/HST Real Estate Joint Venture Election

Choose Wisely: Problems with GST/HST Real Estate Joint Venture Election

This is the third in a series of posts on the Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (“GST/HST”) and real estate. Prior posts covered: the rules for collection of GST/HST on real estate, bare trusts, and GST/HST new housing

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GST/HST Pitfalls with Bare Trusts & Real Estate

GST/HST Pitfalls with Bare Trusts & Real Estate

This is the second in a series of posts on the Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (“GST/HST”) and real estate. Prior posts covered: the rules for collection of GST/HST on real estate, and GST/HST new housing rebates and

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New Tax Rules Target Airbnb, Vacant Properties & Flippers.

New Tax Rules Target Airbnb, Vacant Properties & Flippers.

The Ontario provincial budget introduced on April 27, 2017 proposes a number of taxes affecting real estate.

The most publicized is the 15% foreign buyer tax, or “non-resident speculation tax” as the government is calling it. We have a dedicated

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Lawyer’s Billings – How Much GST/HST to Charge? (Hint: it’s not necessarily 13%)

Lawyer’s Billings – How Much GST/HST to Charge? (Hint: it’s not necessarily 13%)

This article was adapted from the author’s Ontario Bar Association presentation for the Toronto Business Lawyers Association LinkedIn page.

Like any other business performing services in Canada (with sales more than $30,000 in the prior calendar year), lawyers are required …

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Thang Tax Law in International GST/HST Book

Thang Tax Law in International GST/HST Book

Simon Thang, tax lawyer and principal of Thang Tax Law, has written the Canadian chapter on GST/HST and financial services in a recently published book, VAT and Financial Services: Comparative Law and Economic Perspectives (Springer, 2017)(ISBN 978-981-10-3465-7). It is available …

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