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CLE-TV: Speculation and Vacancy Tax

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What lawyers need to know about the BC housing market’s newest tax: basic rules and common misconceptions

Thursday, June 6, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm via webinar

Summer Series 2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm via webinar

Thursday, August 1, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm via webinar

Who should attend: All lawyers with a practice in real estate. This course may also be of interest to business and tax lawyers, both litigators and solicitors, those who advise clients about tax issues on an occasional basis, and notaries public.

Learning level: All levels

Wondering about the impact of the recently enacted Speculation and Vacancy Tax Act? Join us for a focused, 1-hour course over lunch to learn about the key issues arising from the BC government’s tax measure intended to slow the housing market in certain urban areas. Experienced faculty will guide you through the complex web of rules in the legislation. 

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • understand the general structure, scheme, and application of the Speculation and Vacancy Tax
  • identify when the tax will be imposed and when the various exemptions apply; and
  • navigate some of the interpretive rules that lead in some cases to unexpected results

Join us today to get a better understanding of how this tax will affect your real estate transactions, clients, and practice.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (this course will not include any hours of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management. )

Course Chairs
Terry G. Barnett Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver & Toronto

Zheting Su Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver & Toronto



Register by May 30
Regular Price
After May 30
Webinar  $89 $99
Webinar Articled Student N/A $49.50

Save even more with your CPDone Pass
Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.


Save even more with your CPDone Pass
Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials.

Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast may differ from the CPD hours of the original, live program.

Summer Series 2019

Register by June 27
Regular Price
After June 27
Webinar Rebroadcast $89 $99
Webinar Rebroadcast
Articled Student
N/A $49.50

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Genevieve Chang

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Start Date & Time 2019-07-25 11:00 AM
End Date & Time 2019-07-25 12:00 PM
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Start Date & Time 2019-08-01 11:00 AM
End Date & Time 2019-08-01 12:00 PM
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