Who does Vancouver's Empty Homes Tax apply to? How long does a home need to be occupied to be considered vacant or occupied? How do I deal with the Empty Homes Tax in a real estate transaction? If you're buying or selling Vancouver real estate you NEED to know how the tax applies and also how to protect yourself. In this video REALTORⓇ Mark Wiens will show who must occupy a home, for how long, and also what the definition of a property is. Mark looks at several examples where the tax may apply, and also debunks several assumptions that many have about the Empty Home Tax. For more information about Vancouver's Empty Home Tax, Vancouver's Vacancy Tax Bylaw, or the BC Provincial Speculation and Vacancy Tax, please feel free to contact Mark Wiens at any time at 778-840-7653. Mark Wiens is a Realtor licensed at Remax Crest Realty. This communication is not intended to induce a breach of an existing agency relationship. Mark Wiens is not an expert beyond the real estate industry and therefore any information about tax should not be solely relied upon. Mark urges you to consult independent legal and tax advice for any tax issues. All information, while deemed to be accurate, should be independently verified.