Ontario Budget Commentary – How Will You Be Affected?

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Contents Overview Business Income Tax Measures Personal Income Tax Measures Estate Administration Tax Other Measures Overview The Ontario Government plans to spend more than they’ll earn in revenue during 2019-2020 resulting in a deficit of $10.3 billion. There are no changes in corporate or ...

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Federal Budget – How Will You Be Affected?

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Contents Overview Business Income Tax Measures Personal Income Tax Measures Pension Plans International Tax Measures Sales & Exercise Tax Measures Administrative Matters Previously Announced Income Tax Measures Overview Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s message in Budget 2019 is that, thanks ...

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Canada federal budget 2018 commentary

Federal Budget 2018

The Federal Government’s 2018 Budget touts Canada’s strong economic growth over the past two years, including real GDP growth of 3.2 per cent since the second quarter of 2016, an unemployment rate of 5.9 per cent, and significant improvements in average weekly earnings, consumer confidence, and ...

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Federal Budget 2018 Highlights

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At 4pm EST today the liberal government delivered its 2018 federal budget. The budget is largely a “stay-the-course” budget with no increases in overall spending.  No major changes to those already communicated in December, 2017 have been tabled.  Clarity has been provided regarding the ...

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Ontario Budget Commentary – April 2017.


Key Sections to Navigate: Personal Income Tax Measures Business Income Tax Measures Introduction Finance Minister Charles Sousa tabled the Ontario Budget on April 27, 2017. The deficit for the 2016-17 fiscal year is projected to be $1.5 billion, with a balanced budget projected for 2017-18, ...

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Sloan Partners’ 2017 Federal Budget Commentary


The Federal Government’s 2017–18 Budget gives Canadians a taste of what they might expect over the next couple of years: attempted efficiencies, closed tax loopholes, steady deficits, and a touch of caution. Budget 2017 outlines only $200 million in net new spending, but also an increase to the ...

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2017 Federal Budget Impressions


This highlights summary addresses issues that we believe are most relevant to our privately-owned business clientele. We will have a complete commentary on Thursday morning once we have had an opportunity to review the full Budget details. The Budget is principally an expenditure document in ...

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2015 Canadian Federal Budget: International Tax Matters

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On April 21, 2015, the Canadian government tabled the 2015 federal budget. With lower income tax rates for small businesses proposed, many small business owners in Canada found themselves winners in regards to the domestic tax measures announced. The 2015 budget also contains several ...

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Budget 2015: Good News for Business Owners

On April 21, 2015, federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver tabled his inaugural federal budget, with Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa following closely with his Ontario budget on April 23, 2015. Small business owners will find that they are the apparent winners based on the new budget. As ...

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2014 Federal Budget – Commentary and Highlights


In the presentation of the 2014 Federal Budget to the House of Commons on February 11, the only good thing that was new was Mr. Flaherty’s shoes. The budget is consistent with the tight-fisted approach to the economy being taken by Prime Minister Harper’s Conservative government.

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