Ontario's foreign buyers tax figures are now a mystery - and the finance minister says he doesn't know why - 2019-05-13

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F182.png Ontario's foreign buyers tax figures are now a mystery - and the finance minister says he doesn't know why May 13, 2019, Mike Crawley, CBC News

The Ontario government is no longer publishing statistics about its foreign buyers tax on residential real estate.

Officially called the non-resident speculation tax, the 15 per cent levy was put in place by the Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne in 2017 to try to cool the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.

That government published figures showing nearly 1,400 homes were bought by non-residents in the first 10 months of the tax, generating $172 million for the province.

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{{cite news | first = Mike | last = Crawley | title = Ontario's foreign buyers tax figures are now a mystery - and the finance minister says he doesn't know why | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/doug-ford-ontario-foreign-buyers-tax-real-estate-statistic-1.5131759 | work = CBC News | date = May 13, 2019 | accessdate = May 13, 2019 }}