Budget 2018

News and insight for advisors from the 2018 federal budget tabled on February 27 in Ottawa.

February 28, 2018

Federal Budget 2018

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    Industry has mixed reaction to Budget 2018

    Feds fall short of promoting sustained growth: IIAC

    • February 28, 2018 February 28, 2018
    • 13:30

    Highlights from Budget 2018

    Changes to income sprinkling, passive investment income and the small business tax rate

    • February 27, 2018 February 27, 2018
    • 18:30

    Ottawa backtracks on key tax measures for small business

    The government’s proposal limits access to the lower small-business rate rather than taxing passive income above $50,000 at potentially punitive tax rates

    • February 27, 2018 February 28, 2018
    • 17:42

    Gender equality at the heart of Budget 2018

    The federal government intends to implement several measures to increase gender diversity, which “leads to more growth,” said Finance Minister Bill Morneau

    • February 27, 2018 February 27, 2018
    • 17:41

    The government proposes to strengthen the FCAC

    Feds also aim to modernize the deposit insurance system and implement a framework for resolving systemically important financial market infrastructure firms

    • February 27, 2018 February 27, 2018
    • 17:40

    New legislation to provide “greater flexibility” on fintech

    Ottawa also intends to study “open banking” and determine whether it would deliver positive results for Canadians

    • February 27, 2018 February 27, 2018
    • 17:39

    Parental sharing benefit key part of gender equality-focused budget

    The new “use-it-or-lose-it” benefit would increase the duration of EI parental leave by up to five weeks for parents

    • February 27, 2018 February 27, 2018
    • 17:38

    Feds to crack down further on tax avoidance

    The government will be investing money to improve the fairness and integrity of the tax system as well as introduce new rules

    • February 27, 2018 February 27, 2018
    • 17:37

    Feds aim to make RESPs, RDSPs more accessible

    Budget 2018 extends a temporary measure to set up RDSPs in cases in which the capacity of the individual to enter into a contract is in doubt to the end of 2023

    • February 27, 2018 February 28, 2018
    • 17:36