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Quebec Favours a Single Personal Tax Return

Cameron Mancell

The Assemblée Nationale (Québec’s parliament) voted unanimously in favor of Québec’s residents being able to file only one (joint federal-Québec) tax return.  This follows a similar suggestion made by Andrew Scheer, leader of the Federal Conservatives. Bill Morneau, federal Finance Minister, seemingly said he was open to Québec making the Read More

Ontario Budget Highlights

Cameron Mancell

Ontario Budget 2018, A Plan for Care and Opportunity, was tabled by Minister of Finance Charles Sousa. Budget 2018 projects total revenues of $152.5 billion, total expenses of $145.9 billion, and total interest payments of $12.5 billion, resulting in a projected deficit of $6 billion (before adding a reserve) for Read More

Quebec Budget Highlights

Cameron Mancell

Quebec Minister of Finance,  Carlos Leitão tabled the 2018-2019 Quebec Budget on March 27, 2018. The province is projected to run a surplus of $904 million for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The Budget announced a multitude of tax measures, the highlights of which are discussed below. Personal Income Tax A new Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador Budget Highlights

Cameron Mancell

Newfoundland and Labrador Budget 2018, Building Our Future, was tabled by Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board Tom Osborne. The government is projected to run a deficit of $683 million in 2018-2019. Merely a few notable tax changes were announced: Effective as of 2019, the Budget proposes to Read More

Alberta Budget Highlights

Cameron Mancell

Alberta Budget 2018 (“Budget 2018”) was tabled March 22, 2018, by Minister of Finance Joe Ceci. The Minister announced that  the government will operate at a deficit of $8.8 billion in 2018-2019. Though there were only a few tax measures announced, highlights from the Budget include: introducing the refundable Interactive Read More

New Notice of Ways and Means Motion

Cameron Mancell

This morning, the Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, published a Notice of Ways and Means Motion, which proposes to implement certain tax measures, including proposals relating to passive income, income sprinkling, cannabis taxation, carbon pricing, and other Budget 2018 measures. Explanatory notes and a bill are expected in the coming Read More

Nova Scotia Budget Highlights

Cameron Mancell

Nova Scotia’s Finance and Treasury Board Minister Karen Casey presented the province’s 2018-2019 Budget, Stronger Services and Supports  on March 20, 2018. The Budget projects a surplus of $29.4 million for 2018-2019, with a balanced budget over each of the next four fiscal years. An overview of the tax measures Read More

Manitoba Budget Highlights

Cameron Mancell

Finance Minister Cameron Friesen presented Manitoba’s 2018-2019 Budget March 12, 2018. The Budget estimates a deficit of $521 million for 2018-2019, announced the new provincial carbon tax, and presented several other tax changes. The tax highlights are presented below. Personal Income Tax Manitoba’s basic personal amount will increase from $9,382 Read More

Budget 2018: Highlights

Wisam Mshati

The 2018 Budget came earlier than usual and contains many interesting proposals, including more long-awaited guidance on passive income. Below you’ll find a few highlights. Don’t forget to go to IntelliConnect for full coverage of the budget, and consult your printed Special Report for all the details. Passive Income Proposals Read More