2019 Federal Budget Resources Portal & Webinar Registration

Welcome to Budget Season 2019!

This site is dedicated to housing all of the 2019 provincial and federal budget documents as they become available. Receive fast and reliable access to the resources you need in a user-friendly format.

Federal Budget Webinar Registration

March 22nd, 2019 - 12pm EST

In partnership with:

You are invited to attend an informative webinar led by members of Dentons’ National Tax Group. They will be highlighting the most significant topics in the budget and providing an analysis on how they may affect tax planning and tax compliance

Who should attend?

This webinar will be of interest to accountants, lawyers, financial planners, tax professionals in industry, and anyone else interested in a practical look at how the budget applies to particular situations.

This Webinar Includes:

  • Professional Development Credits – Please consult your provincial association to confirm this webcast meets the continuing professional development standards for your specific situation.
  • A link to the webinar recording
  • PDF version of the presentation slides

Register today even if you cannot attend!

Wolters Kluwer will provide the full recording of the webinar to all registrants within a few days after the event. You can review the presentation at any time, at your own speed. So don’t delay. Register now!

Budget Highlights

This section will highlight all of the provincial and federal budget documents for 2019. Please ensure to visit the site often as new updates become available. For CCH IntelliConnect subscribers, budget documents will also be available through IntelliConnect News Trackers. Subscribers to the Canadian Tax Reporter will also receive a printed “Special Report” containing all budget documents and related commentary.

Here are the highlights:

  • The home buyer’s plan withdrawal limit is increased to $35,000, effective for 2019 and later years.
  • Budget 2019 proposes several tax incentives for the Canadian media: qualified donee status for news organizations, a refundable labour tax credit, and a non-refundable credit for digital news subscriptions.
  • Zero emissions vehicles will be eligible for a 100% CCA write-off, effective March 19, 2019.
  • The government intends to introduce a $200,000 cap on the stock option deduction, and align the stock option rules with the United States.
  • Budget 2019 proposes to remove the taxable income threshold for the purposes of determining a CCPC’s limit for the enhanced SR&ED credit.

Topic Pages

Our analysis on the Federal Budget broken out by topics

Personal

Corporate

Trust

Other Measures

Downloadable reports

Federal Budget

Document Title Download
Wolters Kluwer Dispatch: 2019 Federal Budget Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Notice of Ways and Means Motions to Amend the Income Tax Act and Other Related Legislation (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Notice of Ways and Means Motions to Amend the Excise Tax Act (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Notice of Ways and Means Motions to Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Draft Amendments to Various Regulations (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Tax Measures: Supplementary Information (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Complete (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Introduction – Overview (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Chapter 1 – Investing in the Middle Class (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Chapter 2 – Building a Better Canada (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Chapter 3 – Advancing Reconciliation (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Chapter 4 – Delivering Real Change (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Gender Statement (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Annex 1 – Economic and Fiscal Outlook (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Annex 2 – Details of Economic and Fiscal Projections (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Annex 3 – Legislative Measures (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Annex 4 – Modernizing Canada’s Financial Sector (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Budget Plan – Annex 5 – Government Tax Expenditure and Spending Reviews (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Speech – Investing in the Middle Class (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: News Release – Investing in the Middle Class to Grow Canada’s Economy (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: The Fiscal Monitor – A Publication of the Department of Finance (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Investing in Young Canadians (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Gender Report (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: The Canada Training Benefit (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: An Affordable Place to Call Home (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Moving Forward on Implementing National Pharmacare (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: A Secure and Dignified Retirement for Canadians (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Advancing Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Building a Better Canada : Universal High-Speed Internet (March 19, 2019) Download PDF
Federal Budget 2019: Strong Communities, Affordable Electricity and a Clean Economy (March 19, 2019) Download PDF

Provincial Dispatches

Summary of Provincial revenues, expenses, and taxation changes for 2019-2020

Document Title Summary Download
British Columbia 2019 Budget Dispatch Summary of British Columbia’s revenue, expense, and taxation change for 2019-2020 Download PDF
Manitoba 2019 Budget Dispatch Summary of Manitoba’s revenue, expense, and taxation change for 2019-2020 Download PDF
New Brunswick 2019 Budget Dispatch Summary of New Brunswick’s revenue, expense, and taxation change for 2019-2020 Download PDF
Newfoundland and Labrador 2019 Budget Dispatch A number of tax and related adjustments were announced in the Newfoundland and Labrador Budget 2019, but there are no tax or fee increases for 2019. Download PDF
Northwest Territories 2019 Budget Dispatch Summary of Northwest Territories’ revenue, expense, and taxation change for 2019-2020 Download PDF
Nova Scotia 2019 Budget Dispatch Summary of Nova Scotia’s revenue, expense, and taxation change for 2019-2020 Download PDF
Nunavut 2019 Budget Dispatch Summary of Nunavut’s revenue, expense, and taxation change for 2019-2020 Download PDF
Ontario 2019 Budget Dispatch Ontario Budget 2019 proposes a new refundable tax credit for child care costs, probate tax relief for small estates, and a tax credit for low-income earners. Download PDF
Quebec 2019 Budget Dispatch Summary of Quebec’s revenue, expense, and taxation change for 2019-2020 Download PDF
Saskatchewan 2019 Budget Dispatch Summary of Saskatchewan’s revenue, expense, and taxation change for 2019-2020 Download PDF
Yukon 2019 Budget Dispatch Summary of Yukon’s revenue, expense, and taxation change for 2019-2020 Download PDF

2019 Federal Budget Special Report

Paper copy of Department of Finance, Federal Budget of March 19, including Budget Plan and Tax Measures,mailed the day after Budget day.

It also includes the valuable Dentons commentary.

Order your copy today. Limited quantities available. Don’t miss out!