Report E: TAX EXPENDITURES

TABLE E3
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION PROGRAMS


TAX EXPENDITURE

1998/99
Estimated Cost


PROVINCIAL SALES TAX

($ millions)

Exemptions for the following items:
Bicycles 6
Specified energy conservation equipment 10

 
FUEL TAX

Tax exemption for alternative fuels 17

 
SCHOOL AND RURAL AREA PROPERTY TAXATION1

Exemption for property used for pollution abatement2 8
 
1 Estimates are for the 1998 calendar year and include only school and rural area property taxes levied by the province.
2 The property tax exemption for most land and improvements used in pollution abatement equipment was removed for 1997, but existing properties which were exempt in 1996 remain exempt under grandparenting provisions.

 

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