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How municipal spending affects your business

October 25, 2017
Municipal spending influences our daily lives; it determines our local services, our tax levels, and the state of our economy. But when local governments spend faster than cities grow, communities suffer.
 

Following much anticipation, on September 10th the new BC provincial government announced

September 15, 2017
Following much anticipation, on September 10th the new BC provincial government announced their first budget
 

CFIB meets WorkSafeBC executives, once again asking for a refund of your money

March 16, 2017
Earlier this month, the BC team met with senior executives at WorkSafeBC to once again highlight its over-funded position and to talk about their efforts towards improving customer service for small businesses.
 

Small business welcome tax relief in 2017 Budget

February 21, 2017
Today’s BC budget brought some good news for small businesses. The government balanced the budget, began phasing out the PST on electricity costs, reduced Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums, and lowered the small business tax rate from 2.5 to 2 per cent. In all, the budget brings over $100 million annual tax savings for small businesses across British Columbia.

Metro Vancouver Government Sick Day Policies Costing Millions

January 12, 2017
Can you imagine if your small business had a policy that allowed your employees to bank hundreds of unused sick days, and in some cases paying them out upon retirement? Well that’s what’s happening at city halls near you.
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