Federal Budget 2019: Putting the Middle Class in Focus

With an election just around the corner, the federal government has delivered the 2019 Federal Budget; Investing in the Middle Class, with a wide variety of measures directed at home affordability, education, health and infrastructure.  In keeping with the government’s previous budget theme to create a “fair tax system”, new measures geared to help new home buyers, Registered Disability Savings Plan beneficiaries, and farmers and fishers have been proposed.  In addition, tax benefits for Individual Pension Plan holders and stock option recipients are getting an overhaul.

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