Vacant Unit Tax

Jan. 4, 2024

CRAP Plan to Enhance the VUT Plan!

Why stop at the vacant unit tax in Ottawa?

Article by Randall Denley: Tongue in Cheek.

Ottawa should introduce a 'CRAP' program Building on the, er, success of the VUT, it’s obviously time for the Communal Residential Action Plan. Governments are meant to invent weird schemes, aren't they?

It’s ...

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Dec. 16, 2023

Vacant House Tax Declaration Update

Vacant Unit Tax (VUT) 2023 Declaration for the City of Ottawa.

You can begin filing your declaration after Thursday December 14th, 2023 and you have until until March 31st, 2024.

Late declaration results in $250 fine. No declaration results in an additional property tax of 1% of the assessed value ...

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Jan. 4, 2023

City of Ottawa's New Vacant Unit Tax

Is this a New Tax or an Unfair Tax Grab by the City?

The City of Ottawa has started sending out letters to homeowners concerning the new "Vacant Unit Tax". If your home is vacant for a good part of the year, you have to pay the City of Ottawa ...

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