Translink Tax

Tax Super-Luxury Vehicles To Raise Money For TransLink

Gabriel Yiu | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Gabriel Yiu

In B.C., a 12 per cent sales tax plus three per cent luxury vehicle surtax means there is still quite a bit of room to move up. If the province implements a five to eight per cent super-luxury vehicle surtax, the revenue collected should be able to cover the 0.5 per cent sales tax that was rejected.

Metro Vancouver Mayors Ramp Up Transit Tax 'Yes' Campaign

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A 0.5 per cent tax would be harmonized with the provincial sales tax.

Who's Running TransLink Anyway?

Jordan Bateman | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

At TransLink, the inmates are now running the asylum. With such little support from taxpayers, riders, mayors, the minister and the board chair, TransLink's push for a $23 billion tax-and-spend binge is coming from its senior executive team. They are making media appearances and desperately trying to push for higher taxes. It will be up to the taxpayers to take the keys away from the transportation authority's senior executives

New Tax Proposed To Pay For TransLink

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A sales tax has been floated by Metro Vancouver mayors as an option to help fund TransLink's growing operational costs in the region. The proposal,...