Nova Scotia Payroll Tax Rebates – Let’s look at broad relief rather than just picking winners and losers

Nova Scotia has a long history of government funding for private business. It has taken many forms and over the years and has been subjected to varying degrees of public scrutiny and accountability. While supporting growing firms and providing for their ability to grow is an appropriate role for government, the question is how should …

Premier McNeil, please don’t raise taxes on small business.

John Bulloch founded the Canadian Federation of Independent Business as a result of the Canadian government's White Paper on Taxation in 1969. The issue of the day was the federal government's consideration of raising the small business tax to generate revenue. Thousands upon thousands of small business owners fought back. It was CFIB’s founding victory. …