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Public accounts demonstrate strong financial management

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 00:00
Public accounts show annual surplus of $95 million and accumulated surplus of $1.7 billion.

Yukon gets AA rating from global rating agency

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 00:00
Strengths highlighted in the report include very low debt levels, exceptional liquidity and good financial management.

New deputy minister for Finance announced

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 00:00
Premier appoints Katherine White as deputy minister for the Department of Finance.

Changes to the Income Tax Act mean savings for Yukon taxpayers

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 00:00
Changes to the tax act will positively affect Yukoners’ pockets.

Yukon budget proposes significant tax relief for Yukoners

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:00
2015 budget will bring significant tax reductions and enhancements to the Yukon Child Tax Benefit.

Yukon doubles popular Yukon Child Fitness Tax Credit

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:00
Government of Yukon to double Yukon Child Fitness Tax Credit.

Yukon reduces tax rate to promote small business and investment

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 00:00
Small business corporate tax rate reduced

Yukon to reduce tax rate on small business

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:00
Yukon's small business corporate tax rate to be reduced from four per cent to three per cent.

Public accounts reflect financial strength of Yukon

Thu, 10/31/2013 - 00:00
Positive financial results mean Yukon government can continue to respond to emerging priorities.

Yukon gets AA rating from global rating agency

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 00:00
AA rating supports stable outlook for Yukon for fourth year running.

Yukon government invests in core infrastructure and safety needs for Yukoners

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 00:00
The Yukon government is allocating $8.95 million to meet a number of emerging needs, including investments in infrastructure and safety enhancement.

Sound financial decisions help build a positive health care legacy

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 00:00
The Yukon government plans to spend $27 million to reduce the Yukon Hospital Corporation's debt

Yukon’s strong economy reflected in 2011/12 surplus

Wed, 10/31/2012 - 00:00
The Public Accounts for 2011/12 shows a $69.4 million surplus.

Yukon government introduces tax changes to assist families with children involved in music, arts and tutoring

Tue, 10/30/2012 - 00:00
A proposed Children’s Arts Tax Credit will allow Yukoners to claim $500 per child per year.

A statement from the premier on a new resource revenue agreement with Canada

Tue, 08/21/2012 - 00:00
Today on behalf of the Government of Yukon, Premier Darrell Pasloski signed a new agreement with the Government of Canada on resource revenues.

Yukon government budget promotes economy, manages prosperity

Thu, 03/15/2012 - 00:00
The 2012-13 budget includes investments in land development and affordable housing, transportation infrastructure, education and research, health care, justice, protection of the environment and improvements to community infrastructure. 

Public Accounts 2010/11 released

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 00:00
Eighth annual surplus over nine years reported.

<strong>Yukon welcomes PM’s commitment to improve resource revenue sharing agreement</strong>

Mon, 08/29/2011 - 00:00
Prime Minister and Yukon Premier agree to change arrangement between Canada and Yukon for sharing resource revenues

Special warrant authorized for priority initiatives

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 00:00
Special warrant issued to move government priorities forward.

Yukon introduces tax changes to promote small business and investment

Tue, 09/21/2010 - 00:00
Changes to help both individual and corporate taxpayers.