On March 10, 2020, the Quebec Minister of Finance, Eric Girard tabled Budget 2020-2021. This Budget seeks to achieve the following goals: to build a green economy, to increase Quebecers’ wealth, and to improve services and meet the needs of Quebecers.
To help achieve this statement, this Budget proposes:
- To make Quebec an environmental leader by doubling its investment to fight climate change;
- To invest $1.5 billion in education over the next five years;
- To improve business productivity and competitiveness;
- To invest in the youth protection and senior care systems, and;
- To increase spending on health care;
In addition, Budget 2020-2021 announced new measures to continue to foster the Tax Fairness Action Plan. Some of the measures announced include the following;
- Strengthening corporate transparency;
- Fighting tax evasion and tax avoidance, and;
- Combatting fraud against the government;
PSB BOISJOLI presents the highlights of the tax measures contained in the 2020 Québec Budget.