Blog posts tagged in Budget
Last January 26th, 2018, the Department of Finance ended its public consultations for Budget 2018. During the public consultations, all Canadians were invited to provide their ideas and suggestions on how the Government can go about setting up the budget for the benefit of all Canadian families and individuals. This annual pre-budget consultations, according to the Department of Finance, reached more than 1.5 million Canadians and nearly 38,000 submissions and ideas were received. On February 13th, the Department of Finance, through Minister Morneau, announced in the House of Commons that the Government will table its federal budget on February 27, 2018.In...
Here are some more highlights of the Federal Budget 2017, recently tabled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau:
- Budget 2017 proposes to make available up to an additional $400 million through the Business Development Bank of Canada on a cash basis over three years for a new Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative that will increase late-stage venture capital available to Canadian entrepreneurs. - In Budget 2017, the Government will invest $7 billion to support and create more high-quality, affordable child care spaces across the country. - In Budget 2017, the Government will invest more than $11.2 billion in a range of initiatives...
Federal 2015 Budget / Economic Action Plan
See the following on the 2015 Federal Budget, Department of Finance and Parliament websites: All proposed measures are subject to legislative approval. Not all budget measures are included below. See the Federal Budget website for complete information.
Foreign Asset Reporting - Streamlining Reporting RequirementsA simplified form for 2015 and later taxation years is being developed for taxpayers for whom the total cost of specified foreign property is less than $250,000 throughout the year.
Lowering EI Premium Rate in 2017In 2017, the previously-announced seven-year break-even EI premium rate-setting mechanism will be...
Below are the budget highlights from the March 26, 2015 budget. The charts and bullet points below are from taxtips.ca. We have reproduced this information in order to help bring it to you in a form that is easily digestible. Here are the highlighted measures from the Alberta budget that affect income taxes or are affected by income taxes:
2 new tax brackets starting in 2016
Health care contribution levy applicable to taxable income of $50,000 +, collected via the personal tax return.
Alberta Family Employment Tax Credit (AFETC) being enhanced, effective July 1, 2015
New refundable tax credit - Alberta...