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The federal Department of Finance is responsible for the development of federal fiscal policy, including laws affecting federal taxes, financial institutions and markets, and federal-provincial transfer payments.
Bank of Canada
The Bank of Canada site includes a variety of useful features, including information on interest and exchange rates, financial indicators, securities auctions and more. The convenient "Currency Converter" allows you to determine Canadian dollar equivalents for a broad range of foreign currencies.
Canada Revenue Agency
Canada Revenue Agency provides information on a wide range of federal tax related services, including:
- Personal, corporate and trust income taxes
- Payroll processing
- Savings and pension plans
- Excise taxes, duties, and levies
- Applying for a business number
- Child and famikly benefits
- Charities and giving
Province of British Columbia
Information on a wide range of government programs.
British Columbia Provincial Sales Tax
Information on who has to charge BC provincial sales taxes and methodology.
Information on a wide range of government services and benefits, including:
- Old Age Security Plan
- Canada Pension Plan
- Employment Insurance Plan
- Applying for a Social Insurance Number
The WorkSafe BC website provides information related to protection regarding worksafe hazards and injury for workers, employers and health care providers.