Canada: Nova Scotia 2016 budget bill receives first reading

Canada: Nova Scotia 2016 budget bill

Bill 174—that includes measures announced in Nova Scotia's 2016 budget—received first reading on 3 May 2016 (Nova Scotia has a majority government). The bill also includes legislation related to:

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  • A food donation tax credit for individuals and corporations that conduct a farming business
  • Increases to tobacco tax rates
  • Rules to parallel recent federal changes to the taxation of trusts and estates 


Read a May 2016 report [PDF 47 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Canada: Nova Scotia 2016 Budget Bill Receives First Reading 

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