Budget 2019

News and insight for advisors from the 2019 federal budget tabled on March 19 in Ottawa.

April 2, 2019

Budget 2019 could mean more tax payable for fundholders

Department of Finance expects to gain $350 million by 2024 from proposals

  • April 2, 2019 April 15, 2019
  • 08:57

TFSA holders ultimately liable for any tax on day trading in an account

Issuers are only "joint and severally liable" to a point

  • March 21, 2019 April 6, 2019
  • 17:23

Industry reacts to federal budget measures

Skills training tax credit, changes to stock option tax regime met with skepticism

  • March 20, 2019 April 6, 2019
  • 15:08

Budget 2019 raises GIS ceiling, introduces automatic CPP enrolment

The moves are among several budget measures aimed at retirees

  • March 20, 2019 April 6, 2019
  • 14:45

Government targets certain investment funds that use forward contracts

The change takes aim at funds that seek to reduce taxes through dividend contracts

  • March 19, 2019 April 6, 2019
  • 18:21

Updated: Highlights from the 2019 federal budget tabled Tuesday

Liberals to offer tax credits for skills training, introduce two annuities

  • March 19, 2019 April 6, 2019
  • 17:43

Federal government’s deficit to grow to $19.8B in 2019-20 fiscal year

Federal debt as a percentage of GDP is expected to be 30.7%

  • March 19, 2019 April 6, 2019
  • 17:22

Feds crack down on commuted value IPPs

Budget measure aims to quash planning that seeks to use IPPs to circumvent prescribed transfer limits

  • March 19, 2019 April 6, 2019
  • 16:31

Federal budget introduces annuities deferred to age 85

The plan will allow retirees to keep more savings tax-free until later in retirement

  • March 19, 2019 April 6, 2019
  • 16:18

Feds offer help to first-time homebuyers

Find out if your clients qualify for the new incentive

  • March 19, 2019 April 6, 2019
  • 16:16