EY breaks down the federal budget
(Toronto, 22 March 2012) As all governments grapple with the challenges of weaker global growth and the persistent global financial turmoil, eyes will be on the Canadian federal budget this March 29. Many anticipate that to erase the federal deficit by 2015, this year’s budget will announce big changes and possible cuts to programs that will affect both Canada’s private and public businesses across all industries and sectors of the economy.
EY will break down the budget and discuss what it means for Canadians, from Main Street to Bay Street. Topics include:
- Support for Canadian businesses and international competitiveness
- Impact on private companies and entrepreneurs
- Changes to the Scientific Research and Experimental Development program
- Tax relief for individuals and families
- Changes to (Impact on) the GST and harmonized sales tax
- Developments around programs and initiatives
- Updates to financial and other regulations
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