publication . Article . 2009

New Housing and the Harmonized Sales Tax: Lessons from Ontario

Bev Dahlby; Michael Smart; Benjamin Dachis;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder, issue 119 October
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.
Subjects
free text keywords: tax competitiveness, harmonized sales tax (HST), Province of Ontario, jel:H25, jel:H21, jel:H71, jel:D10

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