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The Federal Budget was tabled on March 19, 2019

Incentives targeting innovation are welcomed, but tax measures to address global competitiveness fall short of middle market companies’ expectations

“Canadian middle market companies were hoping that Budget 2019 would have meaningful measures to support growth and global competitiveness,” said Maria Severino, national tax leader, RSM Canada. “Although Finance included some positive, targeted tax measures to support Canadian businesses, it deferred introducing any broad-based changes that could enhance competitiveness and reduce uncertainty.”

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2019 Alberta Budget commentary

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2019 Alberta Budget commentary

The 2019 Alberta Budget proposes measures to cut corporate tax rates, remove certain tax credit programs and adopt a broad-based approach.

  • Jiani Qian, Marlin Miller
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  • October 25, 2019
Provincial & territorial budgets 2019: An overview of changes

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Provincial & territorial budgets 2019: An overview of changes

A compilation of business and personal tax changes of significance for each province and territory for quick reference.

  • May 13, 2019
Budget 2019 creates real estate audit teams for high-risk regions

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Budget 2019 creates real estate audit teams for high-risk regions

This year’s federal budget had a number of elements dedicated to affordability and availability in Canada’s real estate sector.

  • Mariya Honcharova
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  • April 24, 2019
2019 Ontario Budget Commentary

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2019 Ontario Budget Commentary

On April 11, Ontario’s Finance Minister delivered the 2019 Budget, which does not include changes to personal or corporate income tax rates.

  • Sunny Jaggi, Marino Jeyarajah
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  • April 12, 2019
Private equity funds, family offices and strategic investors impacted

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Private equity funds, family offices and strategic investors impacted

Private company owners can be impacted by the Budget proposals depending on the size of their investment portfolio and investment profile.

  • Stephen Rupnarain
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  • April 08, 2019
Professional services: Credits, benefits & skills development support

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Professional services: Credits, benefits & skills development support

This year’s Federal Budget introduced a few noteworthy items applicable to companies in the professional services industry.

  • Bhavin Oza
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  • April 05, 2019
2019 Federal Budget: Implications to middle market companies

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2019 Federal Budget: Implications to middle market companies

Join our tax professionals on March 27, 2019 for a comprehensive webcast on the specific Federal Budget outcomes.

  • March 27, 2019
Closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples

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Closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples

Through its Federal Budget, the government committed new spending to Indigenous communities to help close the socioeconomic gap in Canada.

Federal Budget provides investment into infrastructure

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Federal Budget provides investment into infrastructure

The 2019 Federal Budget allocated significant resources towards infrastructure development in Canada through the gas tax fund.

2019 Journey to Parliament Hill

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2019 Journey to Parliament Hill

Senior tax managers Bhavin Oza and Mariya Honcharova joined our partners this year for their journey to Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

  • Mariya Honcharova, Bhavin Oza
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  • March 21, 2019

Select 2018 coverage

Keeping up with the neighbours - 2018 Federal Fall Economic Statement

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Keeping up with the neighbours - 2018 Federal Fall Economic Statement

The Canadian federal government announced measures in its Fall Economic Statement aimed directly at addressing Canada’s competitiveness.

  • Derek de Gannes, Bhavin Oza
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  • November 22, 2018
Provincial & territorial budgets 2018: An overview of changes

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Provincial & territorial budgets 2018: An overview of changes

All provinces and territories have tabled their 2018 budgets. Read RSM Canada's summary of significant tax changes for each.

  • Sunny Jaggi
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  • April 19, 2018
2018 Federal Budget commentary - cautious yet responsive

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2018 Federal Budget commentary - cautious yet responsive

RSM Canada analysis: 2018 Federal Budget tightens existing tax measures & focuses on growth, innovation and equality of opportunity

  • February 28, 2018

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