Big BC Municipalities Still Have Big Tax Imbalance

The 2016 edition of the BC Property Tax Gap Report focuses on the 20 largest municipalities in BC and examines recent trends in the disparity between commercial and residential property tax rates, also known as the “tax gap”.

Municipal Credit Card Fees Cost Millions

New CFIB research shows that BC municipalities are paying millions of dollars to process credit cards. Unfortunately, it appears a number of municipalities are unaware or unconcerned.

Minimum wage set to increase; new training and hiring incentives available

On May 4, 2016 the BC government announced plans to increase the minimum wage along with new training supports.

Easy Does It – CFIB Recommends Caution on Carbon Tax Increases

The majority of small businesses oppose large increases in the carbon tax or changes to its current structure. CFIB met with the Minister of the Environment Mary Polak on April 5, 2016 to provide this feedback.

Red Tape Victories in BC!

In recognition of the impact red tape has on our members, CFIB made recommendations on how the BC government can make business owners’ lives easier.
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