bc taxes

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Government program spending will reach $49.2 billion, 6.6 per cent higher than last year.

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A carbon tax means B.C. residents pay more to heat their homes, fuel their cars, etc.

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The carbon tax may result in a cumulative $865 million tax increase on British Columbians over six years.

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If the B.C. government truly wants to make the provincial tax system more competitive, reform is needed across three key taxes.

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark recently said that another plebiscite would be required if Metro Vancouver municipal governments want a new tax to fund a transit-heavy capital plan.

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British Columbia is officially in election mode and the parties are rolling out their campaign promises. When it comes to the tax promises of the two mainstream parties, British Columbians are confronted with a choice, as it were, between higher taxes or even higher taxes. So pick your poison.

To see how they stack up, let’s look at each plan for the most important types of taxes. It’s not a pretty picture.