Budget 2017

News and insight for advisors from the 2017 federal budget tabled on March 22 in Ottawa. Photo copyright: jvaillancourt/123RF.

March 24, 2017

Budget 2017: Expanded tax credits

Debbie Pearl-Weinberg, executive director, Tax & Estate Planning, CIBC Wealth Strategies Group, reports on expanded tax credits in the 2017 federal budget.

  • March 24, 2017 December 15, 2017
  • 09:30

Industry offers mixed reviews of this year’s federal budget

Despite overall criticisms of the budget, the industry is happier with certain specific measures that address their individual concerns

  • March 23, 2017 March 23, 2017
  • 15:30

Federal Budget 2017 – Impacts for your clients

Keep on top of all the latest tax changes in this year's federal budget with noted tax expert Jamie Golombek.

  • March 23, 2017 January 29, 2018
  • 11:00

Middle class remains the key focus for Ottawa

The federal government is putting significant efforts behind training Canadians for the jobs of the future

  • March 22, 2017 March 22, 2017
  • 18:40

Some boutique tax credits to be eliminated

Budget 2017 puts the public transit tax credit, the deduction on employee home-relocation loans and others on the chopping block

  • March 22, 2017 March 22, 2017
  • 18:20

Budget 2017: Five boutique tax credits eliminated

Debbie Pearl-Weinberg, executive director, Tax & Estate Planning, CIBC Wealth Strategies Group, reports on five boutique tax credits eliminated in the 2017 federal budget.

  • March 22, 2017 December 15, 2017
  • 17:40

Budget 2017: Changes to tax structures on private corporations

Debbie Pearl-Weinberg, executive director, Tax & Estate Planning, CIBC Wealth Strategies Group, reports on 2017 federal budget changes to the tax structures on private corporations. Weinberg spoke from the federal budget lockup in Ottawa.

  • March 22, 2017 December 15, 2017
  • 17:30

Feds to extend rules governing mutual fund mergers

The proposed rules will also apply to segregated funds

  • March 22, 2017 March 22, 2017
  • 17:20

Budget proposes clarification of “factual control”

The proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act aim to address the decision in a recent court case that may have limited the scope of factors used to determine factual control

  • March 22, 2017 March 22, 2017
  • 17:15

Budget targets tax treatment of derivatives

The government is proposing a rule targeting so-called “straddle” transactions, as well as allowing mark-to-market elections when derivatives are held on an income account

  • March 22, 2017 March 22, 2017
  • 17:10