Monday 17 May 2021

Canada Premier In Alleged Failure To Pay Luxury Tax On Costa Rican Vacation Home

Manitoba, Canada, Premier Brian Pallister faced questions in the legislature Wednesday about allegations he failed to pay a luxury tax on his Costa Rican vacation home.

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said he was ‘surprised’ and ‘disappointed’ to learn that he might owe a luxury tax on his Costa Rican vacation home. (Warren Kay/CBC)

Pallister and his wife own the 7,000-square-foot home — which sits on several acres of land near Tamarindo, Costa Rica — through a holding company.

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CBC News has reviewed a list of companies posted by the Costa Rican revenue department that had not paid the tax and the premier’s holding company is on it.

The Costa Rican luxury tax is applied to homes that exceed a certain value.

Source: Cbc.ca. Click here to view the original article.

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