Tax Alert Archives March 2015

Alberta Budget Released

Alberta released its 2015 budget yesterday, which includes several tax measures, including two new tax brackets starting in 2016 for incomes over $100,000 and $250,000, respectively.  Here is a link to Alberta Fiscal Plan: http://finance.alberta.ca/publications/budget/budget2015/fiscal-plan-complete.pdf.

 

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Noah is a partner practising in the firm’s Toronto and Vancouver offices. Noah’s practice focuses on all aspects of commodity tax, including Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax, provincial sales taxes, property or land transfer taxes and municipal taxation as… more »

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BC Tables New Societies Act

Yesterday, British Columbia’s Minister of Finance tabled a bill that would replace the province’s existing Societies Act, which contains certain significant differences.  A full version of the bill is available here: https://www.leg.bc.ca/40th4th/1st_read/gov24-1.htm.  This comes after a White Paper released last

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Noah is a partner practising in the firm’s Toronto and Vancouver offices. Noah’s practice focuses on all aspects of commodity tax, including Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax, provincial sales taxes, property or land transfer taxes and municipal taxation as… more »

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Voting Begins on Metro Vancouver’s Proposed 0.5% PST Increase

Voting packages sent by Elections BC for the regional sales tax referendum should generally be received this week by residents of the Greater Vancouver Regional District.  Votes can be cast between now and May 29th using a mail-in ballot. 

Prepared by: Noah Sarna

Noah is a partner practising in the firm’s Toronto and Vancouver offices. Noah’s practice focuses on all aspects of commodity tax, including Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax, provincial sales taxes, property or land transfer taxes and municipal taxation as… more »

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Alberta Budget to be Released on March 26

The Alberta government announced yesterday that the provincial budget for 2015 will be tabled on March 26, which will address how the province will tackle the $7 billion fiscal challenge arising from plunging oil prices.

 

Prepared by: Noah Sarna

Noah is a partner practising in the firm’s Toronto and Vancouver offices. Noah’s practice focuses on all aspects of commodity tax, including Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax, provincial sales taxes, property or land transfer taxes and municipal taxation as… more »

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