Government program spending will reach $49.2 billion, 6.6 per cent higher than last year.
Tax reform key to increasing investment in British Columbia.
If the B.C. government truly wants to make the provincial tax system more competitive, reform is needed across three key taxes.
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.
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, lets look at each plan for the most important types of taxes. Its not a pretty picture.