New Housing and the Harmonized Sales Tax: Lessons from Ontario
AbstractOntario’s revised plan for the tax treatment of new housing under a Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) is a significant improvement over its original proposal in the 2009 Budget, with lower economic cost and less impact on homebuyers’ decisions.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its journal C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder.
Volume (Year): (2009)
Issue (Month): 119 (October)
tax competitiveness; harmonized sales tax (HST); Province of Ontario;
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