First, the easy part: your 2011 property taxes are due July 4, 2011. If your property is in the District of Sooke, you can pay in myriad different ways. There is a drop box for your cheque at municipal hall, or you can visit and pay in person. You can pay in person or onlineContinue reading “How Do Property Taxes Work, And When Are They Due In 2011?”
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What Does Net HST Included Mean?
Here’s a question from a reader of the blog: I saw on a listing for a new house “Net HST Included.” What does this mean? New homes in British Columbia are subject to the HST of 12%. However, to lessen the impact, there is also a rebate from the Provincial government on a slidingContinue reading “What Does Net HST Included Mean?”
Election Promises – Harper’s First Time Home Buyer Plan Is Garbage! [Video]
http://www.viddler.com/player/6afb61fe/ Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced this week that his government if elected, would help out first time home buyers by introducing a $5000 tax credit, to be rolled out over four years (whatever that means). While on the surface the “simple, modest and practical” plan sounds good (woot, $5000 from the gov’ment!) when youContinue reading “Election Promises – Harper’s First Time Home Buyer Plan Is Garbage! [Video]”