January 2017 - Dehoney Financial Group

Taxing employer-paid health and dental benefit plans?

UPDATE: Trudeau says that his government will not impose a tax on health and dental benefits.

Global News reported that, during yesterday’s¬†question period in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finally answered the question he’s been avoiding for weeks. When asked by Official Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose about whether his government would ask Canadians to pay an additional $1,000 for their health and dental benefits, the Prime Minister answered, “We are committed to protecting the middle class and that’s why we will not be raising the taxes the member […]