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2020 BC Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Feb 20, 2020

Finance Minister Carole James tabled the 2020 British Columbia provincial budget on February 18, 2020. The budget projects surpluses of $227 million for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, $179 million for the 2021-2022 fiscal year and $374 million for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. The following pages are a summary of the…

2019 BC Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Feb 20, 2019

Finance Minister Carole James tabled the 2019 British Columbia provincial budget on February 19, 2019. The budget projects surpluses of $274 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, $287 million for the 2020-2021 fiscal year and $585 million for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. On the income tax side, there were no…

2018 BC Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Feb 21, 2018

Tax Highlights Finance Minister Carole James tabled the second budget of the new British Columbia provincial government on February 20, 2018. The budget reflects an upward revision to the 2017 real gross domestic product (GDP) estimate to 3.4% from 2.9% estimated in the 2017 budget. Budget 2018 forecasts economic growth…

Highlights from the 2017 British Columbia Budget

Wealth Planning | Sep 11, 2017

Finance Minister Carole James tabled the first budget of the new British Columbia provincial government on September 11, 2017. This updates the outgoing government’s provincial budget from February 21, 2017, which was not fully implemented due to the election and the change of government. The minister projects a balanced budget…