2012 B.C budget: What it means for you
A $195 million increase in personal income tax
Carbon Tax will go up 7.67 cents per litre from 6.39 cents on fuel
Bonus of up to $10,000 for first time home buyers to purchase new homes.
$1,000 renovation tax credit for seniors
Tax credits for children’s fitness and arts programs
New learning investment fund, 4 per cent increase in MSP premiums.
By Veeno Dewan
The B.C. budget announced on Monday is designed for austerity and is one of the toughest in recent years. And ordinary people will be feeling it in the wallet. If you own a car you will be paying more for gas as the scheduled carbon tax increase will go ahead on July, from 5.56 cents on a litre of gasoline to 6.67 cents.
MSP premiums will be going up by 4% adding around $300 to a family medical bill.
Also inline are increases in prices for ferry
VICTORIA - At the request of the Mayors' Council on Regional
Transportation, the Province is introducing legislation, under Bill 11,
The Greater Vancouver Transit Enhancement Act.
This legislation will allow ...
By Veeno Dewan
Metro Vancouver mayors are being asked to approve a two-cent gas tax increase and support the province in introducing new fees on drivers in order to finance ...
Mayors from Surrey, Vancouver and at least five other cities are poised to force through a two-cent gas tax hike to help fund the Evergreen Line and other transit expansion ...
VICTORIA - John Yap, Clean Technology Parliamentary Secretary to the
Minister of Energy and Mines has announced amendments to the renewable and
low carbon fuel requirements regulation.
The use of ...
More gloomy news for Surreyites as Surrey council approved a five-year financial plan on Jan. 24 which will add a $90 increase to the average Surrey homeowner's tax bill.
The extra ...
Legislation to support Metro Vancouver’s transit
More taxes for motorists warning
B.C Mayors vote in new gas tax
Renewable fuel amendments enacted
$90 a year increase in tax bill for
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