News releases from Finance and Treasury Board (Page 1)

Non-resident Property Tax Removed, Deed Transfer Tax Remains

Premier's Office / Finance and Treasury Board

PREMIER’S OFFICE/FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD–Non-resident Property Tax Removed, Deed Transfer Tax Remains

Non-resident Property Tax to be Updated in Regulations

Premier's Office / Finance and Treasury Board

Updates to Nova Scotia’s new non-resident property tax that will help military families and provide relief for owners of small cottages will be part of regulations to be released this spring. The changes will also clarify the tax for vacant residential land owned by non-residents.

Budget 2022-23 Provides Solutions for a Bright Future

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotia’s future is bright. With a thriving economy and record population growth, there are tremendous opportunities ahead for our province.

Financial Measures (2022) Act Introduced

Finance and Treasury Board

Finance and Treasury Board Minister Allan MacMaster introduced the Financial Measures (2022) Act today, April 8, implementing amendments and key tax measures from Budget 2022-23: Solutions for Healthcare, Solutions for Nova Scotians.

Amendments Support Restaurants, Allow for Personal Importation of Alcoholic Beverages

Finance and Treasury Board / Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Amendments introduced to the Liquor Control Act today, April 1, are the first step to permanently allow third-party delivery of alcohol with food orders and to enable the direct-to-consumer interprovincial sale of beer and spirits for personal use.

Rebate for Fertility Treatments, Surrogacy-related Medical Expenses

Finance and Treasury Board / Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians struggling to expand their families through fertility treatments and surrogacy will benefit from a new tax measure introduced in legislation today, March 30.

Nova Scotia Budget 2022-23 Invests in Cape Breton Island

Finance and Treasury Board

Providing solutions to Nova Scotia’s most pressing challenges, including fixing healthcare, strategically growing the population and economy and investing in supports for Nova Scotia families and communities will benefit Cape Breton Island.

Nova Scotia Budget 2022-23 Invests in Northern Nova Scotia

Finance and Treasury Board

Providing solutions to Nova Scotia’s most pressing challenges, including fixing healthcare, strategically growing the population and economy and investing in supports for Nova Scotia families and communities will benefit Northern Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Budget 2022-23 Invests in Central Nova Scotia

Finance and Treasury Board

Providing solutions to Nova Scotia’s most pressing challenges, including fixing healthcare, strategically growing the population and economy and investing in supports for Nova Scotia families and communities will benefit Central Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Budget 2022-23 Invests in Valley Region

Finance and Treasury Board

Providing solutions to Nova Scotia’s most pressing challenges, including fixing healthcare, strategically growing the population and economy and investing in supports for Nova Scotia families and communities, will benefit the Valley region.

Nova Scotia Budget 2022-23 Invests in Southern Nova Scotia

Finance and Treasury Board

Providing solutions to Nova Scotia’s most pressing challenges, including fixing healthcare, strategically growing the population and economy and investing in supports for Nova Scotia families and communities will benefit Southern Nova Scotia.

Budget 2022-23 Focuses on Solutions for Healthcare

Finance and Treasury Board

Providing solutions to Nova Scotia’s most pressing challenges, including fixing healthcare, strategically growing the population and economy and investing in supports for Nova Scotia families and communities for the future, is the focus of the provincial budget.

Government Approves Writeoffs for 2021-22

Finance and Treasury Board

The Province is writing off $15.8 million in debts considered uncollectable as of March 31, 2022.

Government Releases Capital Plan 2022-23

Finance and Treasury Board / Public Works

The government is making an unprecedented investment in capital spending to ensure Nova Scotians have greater access to modern hospitals and medical equipment, schools, highways, and other improved infrastructure.

New Chair, Members Appointed to Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board

Finance and Treasury Board

The government has appointed a new chair and two full-time members to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB).

Tax Credit Changes for Volunteer Firefighters Extended

Finance and Treasury Board

The Province will ensure all volunteer firefighters who responded to at least 20 per cent of emergency calls in 2021 will be eligible for a $500 refundable tax credit.

Budget 2022-23 Consultation Open

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotians can provide their ideas and comments for Budget 2022-23 as part of this year’s pre-budget consultation.

Début des consultations prébudgétaires pour l'exercice 2022-2023

Finance and Treasury Board

Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent soumettre leurs idées et commentaires pour le budget de 2022-2023 dans le cadre des consultations prébudgétaires de cette année.

Second 2021-22 Budget Update

Finance and Treasury Board

The second update on Budget 2021-22 shows signs that Nova Scotia’s overall economy has been recovering despite continued uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This better-than-expected economic performance has had a positive impact on revenue, allowing the government to make investments in its priority areas.

First 2021-22 Budget Update

Finance and Treasury Board

The first update on Budget 2021-22 shows government’s commitment to making key investments in priority areas, such as health care, roads, students and seniors.