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2019 Federal Budget

On March 19, 2019, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Liberal government’s final budget before the October 2019 election.

Some of the highlights include:

  • A new Canada Training tax credit
  • An increase to the Home Buyer's Plan withdrawal limit
  • A cap on employee stock option grants
  • A change in disposition rules for income-producing properties (i.e. rentals)
  • Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) eligibility after Disability Tax Credit (DTC) ineligibility
  • Cannabis taxation

Please find a full summary from CI Investment’s Tax, Retirement and Estate Planning team below.

2019 Federal Budget Summary

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