CLE-TV: Speculation and Vacancy Tax

Product Type: Course

Courses - Rebroadcast
Start Date & Time
2019-12-11 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2019-12-11 10:00 AM
Online Provider

Courses - Rebroadcast
Start Date & Time
2019-12-18 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2019-12-18 10:00 AM
Online Provider

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

Last Kick at the Can 2019
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am via webinar

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am via webinar

(Original Course Date: June 6, 2019)

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


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.

Last Kick at the Can Pricing
Webinar Rebroadcast $99

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CLEBC Program Lawyer*
Genevieve Chang

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