• Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce

    Since the 2015 provincial election, Albertans have seen many increases to the cost of doing business. The recently implemented carbon tax has increased the cost of goods and will continue to do so as the tax will increase on an annual basis. We’ve also seen big increases to minimum wage, and will continue to do so until it reaches the government’s goal of $15 per hour. There have also been increases to payroll taxes, corporate and personal income taxes, and municipal taxes as well