The federal government and the provinces are right now considering the possibility of increasing CPP and QPP benefits...and premiums.... But we know all signs point to trouble for Canadians. Sign our petition! Stop the CPP hike!
CFIB joined federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty today as he announced a three-year freeze in Employment Insurance premiums for both employers and employees (2014, 2015, and 2016). The change represents a savings of up to $340 next year for a small business employing 10 employees.
Every time you pay with a credit card at your local restaurant, drycleaner, craft store, or other business, the credit card company takes a 2%-3% cut. For many small shops, this will wipe out their entire profit margin.