New Brunswick Small Business Tax Rate Drop - Now Enacted

New Brunswick Enacts Small Business Tax Rate Drop

New Brunswick Bill 32 received Royal Assent on July 8, 2016.

New Brunswick Small Business Tax Rate Drop - Now Enacted

Bill 32 enacts the recently announced decrease to the small business tax rate as well as certain tax measures from New Brunswick's 2016 budget. Bill 32 is considered to be substantively enacted for purposes of IFRS and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE) on March 29, 2016, which is the day it received first reading in the provincial legislature (as New Brunswick has a majority government). Bill 32 is enacted for U.S. GAAP purposes on July 8, 2016, the date the bill received Royal Assent.

Bill 32 reduces the New Brunswick small business corporate income tax rate from 4% to 3.5%, effective April 1, 2016.

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