No changes to the budget, despite the province’s spring election
Newfoundland and Labrador will not be making changes to its 2019 provincial budget, despite the provincial election that was called a month after the budget was introduced in April 2019. Instead, now that the same party (the Liberal party) has won the election and formed a minority government, Newfoundland and Labrador re-introduced its original 2019 budget on June 11, 2019.
The province has one outstanding tax measure remaining from this budget, which will eliminate sales tax on automobile insurance premiums. The government says this measure will be implemented by early July and retroactive to April 16, 2019.
To review Newfoundland and Labrador's 2019 provincial budget, (see TaxNewsFlash-Canada no. 2019—20, "Highlights of the 2019 Newfoundland and Labrador Budget".
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