Alberta’s Finance Minister Travis Toews delivered the province’s 2022 budget on February 24, 2022. The budget anticipates a deficit of $3.2 billion for 2021-22 and projects surpluses of $511 million for 2022-23 and $932 million for 2023-24. Although the budget does not include any new changes to the corporate or personal tax rates, it introduces a new tobacco tax category for smokeless tobacco products and announces forthcoming legislative amendments to require online marketplaces to collect and remit the tourism levy on behalf of Alberta short-term rental hosts.

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