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BC Municipal Property Tax Gaps 2015

September 21, 2015
The BC Property Tax Gap Report takes a ten-year look at the disparities between residential and commercial property tax rates across the province.
 

CRA performance gets a “C” grade from small business

February 11, 2015
CFIB’s latest CRA report card shows that despite laudable service improvements at the CRA, small business owners are generally not aware of many of these improvements, suggesting that the agency could do a better job of getting the good word out.
 

Ranking Provincial Tax Systems in Canada

October 23, 2013
Canada’s two most populous provinces continue to lag behind most of the country when it comes to small business-friendly tax systems.

The BC Municipal Property Tax Gap: A Glimmer of Hope for Small Business

June 25, 2013
Small Business owners are paying 2.7 times what residential owners pay for the same value property, according to the latest report issued by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. This is down from 2.78 times last year, and the fourth consecutive year in a row the gap has decreased after two decades of growth.

The Municipal Property Tax Gap: Stalled Progress for Small Business in BC

June 25, 2012
Small Business owners are still paying nearly 300 per cent what residential owners pay for the same value property, according to the latest report issued by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

The Municipal Property Tax Gap: Small Businesses Still Feeling the Squeeze in BC

June 6, 2011
Small business owners across BC pay on average, 300 per cent what residential owners pay for the same value property, according to the latest report issued by CFIB. This is money small business owners ought to be investing in job growth, training and innovation. Instead, it's going to paying an unfair share of the tax burden.

The case for a cap on the property tax gap

June 15, 2010
Business owners across BC pay on average 3 times more property tax than residents on the same value property, according to the latest report issued by CFIB.
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