Employer Health Tax: This new payroll tax replaces unpopular Medical Services Plan premiums, which the government is phasing out. But if you think a tax on employers won't hurt employees, think again.
I'm already hearing from blindsided business owners who say thy have no choice but to pass the tax on to their customers in the form of higher prices. The tax cold also trigger layoffs and cancel pay raises, the B.C. Business Council warns.