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Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Personal Tax, CRA, Federal Government, Canada Pension Plan, CPP, finance canada, business tax, Canada Workers benefit, carbon tax, 2019 tax changes, 2019 economic forecast, tax facts 2019
Happy 2019! Welcome back to Knowledge Bureau Report and to what’s sure to be a fascinating year for interpreting tax and financial news, based on recent stock market volatility and significant tax change. It’s an election year, too, so broadly misunderstood tax reforms recently introduced will likely re-emerge for debate. What lies ahead for 2019? Here are just some of the facts Canadians should know.
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , federal budget, finance canada, Morneau, Minister of Finance, Fall Economic Statement, budget 2018, Fall Economic Update, Fiscal Report, Corporate Tax Changes
Canada has been in a strong economic position since 2015, but dark clouds are on the horizon as global economic growth has peaked and deficits are expected to grow. This is what Finance Minister Morneau faces as he unveiled his November 21 Fall Economic Report.
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , corporate tax, federal budget, capital cost allowance, Canadian economy, finance canada, Canadian business, Morneau, Minister of Finance, budget 2018, Fall Economic Update, Fiscal Update
Canada’s competitive advantage in the global economy has been of concern since corporate tax reforms were introduced in the United States earlier this year, and especially after Finance Canada’s ill-fated attempt to reform the corporate tax system a year ago. Finance Minister Morneau delivered his response to the current challenges by proposing the acceleration of some Capital Cost Allowance measures in the November 21 Fall Economic Update.
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , economic update, federal budget, Canadian economy, finance canada, Breaking News, Morneau, Fall Economic Statement, budget 2018, provincial budget, fall federal economic statement, provincial defecit, Federal defecit
The Fall Economic Statement from the federal government is being released later today – Wednesday, November 21. Knowledge Bureau Report will bring you breaking news and insights in a special report tomorrow! Meanwhile, Ontario made some interesting tax changes.
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , CRA, Canada Revenue Agency, gender equality, Canadian economy, finance canada, tax news, Morneau, Fall Economic Statement, budget 2018, Canada Workers benefit, Employment Insurance Parental Sharing Benefit, Climate Action Incentive Payment, carbon tax
Finance Canada will release its Fall Economic Statement on November 21, about a month later than it was last year. In the meantime, it released two important documents on October 25 and 29: A Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Bill C-86: the second Budget Implementation Act which together enable remaining initiatives outlined in the February 27, 2018 Federal Budget.
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , employment insurance, finance canada, Parental Sharing Benefits, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, Parental Benefits, EI
Budget 2018 proposed a new five-week Employment Insurance (EI) Parental Sharing Benefit that will be available as a “use it or lose it” benefit top-up when both parents agree to share parental leave, starting March 17, 2019. Now Finance Canada offers further details with Bill C-86 on how the program will work to benefit Canadians.