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British Columbia

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BC Tax

BC/Federal tax brackets and marginal tax rates

          - tax brackets and applicable British Columbia rates, plus combined federal/BC marginal tax rates for eligible and non-eligible Canadian dividends, capital gains and other income (interest, foreign dividends, employment, self-employment, etc).

BC Tax comparison 2000 to 2011

Canadian Tax Calculator

          - Detailed tax calculator which includes most deductions and tax credits, can be used to check your tax return or to do some tax planning for the next tax return.

    Basic Canadian Tax Calculator

          - The Basic Tax Calculator works for all provinces and territories, and requires very little input.  You input the amount of income from Canadian eligible and non-eligible dividends, capital gains, and employment/other income.  This will produce a table of taxes payable for the current and past 5 years, for all provinces and territories, as well as your marginal tax rate for each type of income.

Personal tax credits

Dividend tax credit

BC Provincial Sales Tax - re-implemented April 1, 2013

BC Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) - no longer in effect

Farm Status in BC - Understanding the Classification of Land as a Farm Regulation

BC Government Links

    BC Ministry of Finance

    Tax information for individuals

    Tax information for businesses

    New Taxes and Tax Credits - re individuals and businesses

    Tax information for tax professionals

    WorkSafe BC - Workers' Compensation Board

BC Laws

    BC Income Tax Act

    BC Provincial Sales Tax Act - This Act received Royal Assent on May 31, 2012 and the PST was re-implemented on April 1, 2013.

    Legislative Assembly (access to bills)

    Property Tax Deferment Programs

BC Statistics

    BC Provincial Debt, GDP and Population 1997 to 2012

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Links

    BC Personal income tax and benefit package

    BC Corporation income tax

Health Care in BC

    Medical services plan


Government benefits, programs and services for BC residents

BC Budgets

    BC 2018 Budget - February 20, 2018

    BC 2017 Budget Update - September 11, 2017

    BC 2017 Budget - February 21, 2017

    BC 2016 Budget

    BC 2015 Budget

    BC 2014 Budget

    BC 2013 Budget

    BC 2012 Budget - February 21, 2012

    2011 Budget & Fiscal Plan

            - on Ministry of Finance Website, no personal or corporate income tax changes, but did announce a 6% increase to Medical Services Plan premiums to take effect January 1, 2012.

            Budget & Fiscal Plan Part 2 Tax Measures

    2011 Tax Relief announced October 2010 - suspended November 17, 2010

    2010 Budget & Fiscal Plan - on Ministry of Finance Website

    2009 September Budget Update

    2009 Budget

    October 2008 Economic plan

    2008 Budget

    2007 Budget

Revised: July 07, 2018


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