Quebec Budget 2016-2017: A mixed bag for small business

We worked hard to achieve gains for your company in the last Quebec budget. Mission accomplished on HSF tax cuts, business transfers, and the small business tax rate! Learn more about the measures that could benefit you and the actions that we’ll keep taking to defend your interests.

Energy bills: CFIB is protecting your interests

Energy costs weigh heavily on your business. That's why CFIB is very active on this file. We are the only employers' association to defend the interests of SMEs before the Régie de l’énergie. Minimizing annual rate increases, easing rules concerning deposits, energy efficiency programs tailored to SMEs, elimination of cross¬-subsidization: these are just some of the files that we defend for you.

Lower QPIP premiums: more money in your pocket!

For the first time since the creation of the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) in 2006, contribution rates will be reduced by 2% as of January 1, 2016.

One less form for small businesses to fill out!

Victory! Thanks to CFIB’s efforts, businesses with fewer than 10 employees will have a little less paperwork to fill out. As of July 8, 2015, they will no longer have to produce the employer declaration on pay equity (DEMES).

How does your community stack up for small business?

Despite the fallout from sagging oil and commodity prices, communities in the west once again topped CFIB's ranking of top entrepreneurial communities.
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