B.C. fleshes out proposed payroll taxBusiness groups cite ‘serious flaws,’ urge government to consider alterationsBy Sheila Brawn08/01/2018|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 07/30/2018The tax is scheduled to apply to B.C. employers with an annual payroll of more than $500,000. Credit: Kevin Light (Reuters) Employers and payroll professionals in British Columbia need to begin preparing for a brand-new payroll tax. Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, the provincial government plans to levy an employer health tax (EHT).B.C. Finance Minister Carole James proposed the EHT in this year’s provincial budget, saying the revenue it would generate would help replace money lost when the government eliminates Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums in 2020. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.