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BC small business confidence slips in February

Vancouver, February 23, 2017 – According to the latest monthly Business Barometer survey results from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), BC’s small business optimism was down 1.5 points in February to 63.7.

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.

BC small business confidence inches down in January

Vancouver, January 26, 2017 – According to the latest monthly Business Barometer survey results from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), BC’s small business optimism was down 4.3 points in January to 65.2.
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