"We believe financial success begins with understanding the core values and goals of our clients”
Managing wealth begins with an authentic interest in your well-being. It’s about compassion, understanding and adding value. Without these, the best technical skills mean nothing. Know that whatever your financial or personal circumstance, our team has dealt with them before. We know what has worked, and what hasn’t, for many other clients in various situations.
While personal circumstances vary, our clients all seek to:
- Generate enough income to fund their lifestyle, now or in the future
- Protect their money from significant or permanent loss
- Provide growth to protect their standard of living long term
- Delegate the management of their assets to trusted experts
Highlights of the 2017 British Columbia Budget Update British Columbia Finance Minister Carole James delivered the province’s 2017 budget update on September 11, 2017.
The budget update anticipates a surplus of $246 million for the current year, $228 million in 2018-19 and $257 million in 2019-20. The projected surpluses have been reduced compared to the Winter 2017 budget. The budget includes personal and corporate tax rate increases. The budget raises the general corporate income tax rate to 12% (from 11%) and introduces a new top personal income tax bracket for income in excess of $150,000, which will be taxed at 16.8% (from 14.7%). The budget also increases carbon tax rates and reduces Medical Services Plan premiums by 50% for all B.C. residents. To read this edition of TaxNewsFlash-Canada, go to: TaxNewsFlash-Canada.