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A quick look at Tuesday's budget's impact on your pocketbook, spending, the province's finances and those who come out ahead -- or behind.
Retail sales tax increases to increase to 8 per cent on July 1 for a period of 10 years.
Basic personal tax exemption to rise by $250; spousal and dependent exemptions also go up by $250.
School property taxes to be eliminated for all seniors by 2015.
Provincial sales taxes will be removed from baby supplies, such as diapers, car seats and strollers.
Minimum wage to rise 20 cents to $10.45 an hour Oct. 1.
Effective at midnight tobacco taxes are going up. The increase is four cents per cigarette to 29 cents per smoke.
Fishing licences going up $5 due to a doubling of the fishing ‘enhancement ‘levy.
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