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Tax Insider 2017 Provincial Budget Commentary

2017 Provincial Budget Commentary

Posted on May 1, 2017 by admin

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, 2018-19 and 2019-20. The Budget doe...View Post »


Tax Insider 2017 Federal Budget Commentary

2017 Federal Budget Commentary

Posted on March 23, 2017 by djb

On March 22, 2017 the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, presented the 2017 Federal Budget, Building a Strong Middle Class, to the House of Commons. The Government’s fiscal position includes a projected deficit in 201...View Post »


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2016 Federal Budget Commentary

Posted on March 23, 2016 by djb

On March 22, 2016 the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, presented the 2016 Federal Budget, Growing the Middle Class, to the House of Commons. The Government’s fiscal position includes a deficit in 2015-2016 of $5.4 b...View Post »


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2016 Provincial Budget Commentary

Posted on March 3, 2016 by djb

On February 25th, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa and the Liberal government released their budget for the upcoming year. The 346 page budget document shows nearly $134 billion in planned spending, as well as a plan to redu...View Post »


2015 Provincial Budget Commentary

2015 Provincial Budget Commentary

Posted on April 24, 2015 by djb

On April 23, 2015 Finance Minister Charles Sousa introduced Ontario’s 2015 budget.  A s many were expecting, the budget did not offer any changes to the business or personal income tax rates.  However, there are a number...View Post »


2015 Federal Budget Commentary

2015 Federal Budget Commentary

Posted on April 22, 2015 by djb

On April 21, 2015 the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, presented Canada’s Economic Action Plan (Budget) 2015 to the House of Commons. The Government’s fiscal positions include a deficit in the year 2014/2015 ...View Post »


Tax Insider 2014 Provincial Budget Commentary

2014 Provincial Budget Commentary

Posted on May 2, 2014 by djb

On May 1, 2014 Finance Minister Charles Sousa tabled his second Budget. It should be noted that the NDP party has made a public statement that they will not support the current budget proposals, so Ontarians will most likely be h...View Post »


Tax Insider 2014 Federal Budget Commentary

2014 Federal Budget Commentary

Posted on February 12, 2014 by djb

On February 11, 2014 the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, presented Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2014 to the House of Commons. The Government’s fiscal positions include deficits in the years 2013/2014 ($16.6 ...View Post »


Tax Insider Budget Commentary March 2013

2013 Federal Budget Commentary

Posted on March 25, 2013 by admin

HOLDING THE LINE ON DEFICIT REDUCTION, AND MAINTAINING THE INTEGRITY OF THE TAX SYSTEM Like its predecessor, the 2013 federal budget is entitled “Jobs, Growth, and Long-Term Prosperity”. In his eighth budget, finance m...View Post »


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2012 Federal Budget Commentary

Posted on April 3, 2012 by admin

BUDGET SUMMARY Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled the government’s 2012 Budget in the House of Commons on Thursday, March 29.  Entitled, “Economic Action Plan 2012: Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity”, ...View Post »