Wife of Chinese billionaire parliamentarian Zheng Jianjiang sues Vancouver over vacant-home tax bill on US$20 million property

The wife of Chinese billionaire and parliamentarian Zheng Jianjiang is suing Vancouver’s local government to avoid paying the Canadian city’s tax on empty homes, arguing that it was wrongly applied to her C$26.8 million (US$20.4 million) property there.He Yiju says in a petition to the British Columbia Supreme Court that the C$249,313.67 bill, representing 1 per cent of the official 2017 value of the property, should be quashed, or a reassessment made, because she had applied in April that year…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3017948/wife-chinese-billionaire-parliamentarian-zheng-jianjiang-sues

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