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Federal Government considers taxing health benefits

Urgent Announcement – January 20, 2017

The Federal Government is considering taxing employer contributions/premiums to health benefit plans

There has been talk recently that the Ministry of Finance Canada is considering the taxation of Health and Dental benefits to be announced in the upcoming 2017 Federal Budget. The group benefits industry and group plan sponsors recognize that this would be harmful to the health and well-being of many Canadians including you. Additional details are provided in articles appearing in the National Post (Dec 5, 2016), National Post (Jan 29, 2017) as well as Benefits Canada. This notice is posted to prompt you to voice your concerns to the Government of Canada using the initiative by health care associations across Canada that allows individual Canadians to easily be included in the petition to their MP and the Minister of Finance – go to donttaxmyhealthbenefits.ca.

Please call Lisa Watt at 416-234-3538 if you require additional information.

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