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Island Businesses Have New, Convenient Way to Remit Taxes Online
September 10, 2008

Business owners can now file and pay many provincial taxes and fees online, thanks to a payment...

Brazilian Students look to the Island as a Model of Property Registry, Mapping
August 21, 2008

A group of university students from Brazil recently visited the Provincial Tax Commissioner...

Province to Offer Tax Relief to Farmers
July 17, 2008

A review of farm building assessments across the Island, which had been requested by Provincial...

34th Annual Statistical Review Provides Snapshot of the Islandís Economy, Population and Social Make-up
July 2, 2008

A snapshot of the Islandís economy, population and social make-up is now available with the...

PEI Tax Commissioner Receives Prestigious Award
June 27, 2008

Mr. James Ramsay, Tax Commissioner for Prince Edward Island, was recently awarded the title...

Province Waives Late Payment Penalties on 2008 Property Charges until June 20
May 9, 2008

Provincial Tax Commissioner, James Ramsay, today announced that the Province will waive late...

New Act Means Much Harsher Penalties for Anyone Involved with Illicit Tobacco
March 25, 2008

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan today announced the proclamation of a new Tobacco Tax Act...

Province of Prince Edward Island to Exempt Income from Working Income Tax Benefit
February 20, 2008

The Province of Prince Edward Island today announced that income received from the federal...

Freeze on Residential Property Assessments will Provide Tax Relief for Island Homeowners
February 14, 2008

With property tax bills making their way to Island homes at the beginning of May, Provincial...

Minister Sheridan Announces Appointments to Board of Harness Racing P.E.I. Inc.
January 23, 2008

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan, Minister Responsible for Harness Racing, today announced...

Tax Relief for Islanders Filing 2007 Income Tax Returns
December 19, 2007

With the year almost over, Islanders may be starting to think about filing their income tax...

Improved Credit Rating for Province of Prince Edward Island from Standard and Poor's
December 19, 2007

Prince Edward Islandís credit rating has been improved by Standard and Poorís, says Provincial...

Minister Sheridan Discusses Crisis in Agriculture with Provincial and Territorial Finance Ministers before meeting with Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty
December 12, 2007

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan discussed the crisis in agriculture this afternoon with...

Minister Sheridan asks Provincial and Territorial Finance Ministers to add the Crisis in Agriculture to Agenda at Upcoming Meeting
December 5, 2007

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan has asked to have what he calls ďthe crisis in agriculture...

Cabinet Approves Increased Disability Tax Credit
August 15, 2007

An increase to the provincial Disability Tax Credit for the current taxation year has been...

Municipalities to Benefit from new Online Service
August 7, 2007

A new online service designed to help municipalities has been announced by Provincial Treasurer...

Cabinet Approves Reduction in Gas Tax
June 27, 2007

This morning the provincial cabinet met and approved the immediate implementation of a 4.4...

Stronger Economic Union Tops Treasurerís Federal-Provincial Agenda
June 22, 2007

Strengthening Canadaís economic union for the benefit of Prince Edward Island was a major...

Thirty-third Annual Statistical Review 2006
June 11, 2007

Hon. Mitch Murphy, Provincial Treasurer, is pleased to announce the release of the thirty-...

PEI Lotteries Commission Supports ALCís Measures To Strengthen Its Players Protection and Verification Procedures
March 29, 2007

The Honourable Mitch Murphy, Minister Responsible for the PEI Lotteries Commission, said today...

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