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New Housing and the Harmonized Sales Tax: Lessons from Ontario

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  • Bev Dahlby

    (University of Alberta)

  • Michael Smart

    (University of Toronto)

  • Benjamin Dachis

    (c.D. Howe Institute)

Abstract

Ontario’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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  • Bev Dahlby & Michael Smart & Benjamin Dachis, 2009. "New Housing and the Harmonized Sales Tax: Lessons from Ontario," C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 119, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdh:backgr:119
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    1. repec:clh:resear:v:4:y:2011:i:3 is not listed on IDEAS
    2. Benjamin Dachis, 2012. "Stuck in Place: The Effect of Land Transfer Taxes on Housing Transactions," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 364, October.
    3. repec:clh:resear:v:5:y:2012:i:5 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Keywords

    tax competitiveness; harmonized sales tax (HST); Province of Ontario;

    JEL classification:

    • H25 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Business Taxes and Subsidies
    • H21 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Efficiency; Optimal Taxation
    • H71 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
    • D10 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - General

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