Legislation > Box 28 – Row 1 > Eliminating unfair MSP premiums

Employer Health Tax Act

For years, people in B.C. have had to pay increasingly expensive and unfair medical premiums. The Employer Health Tax (EHT) will replace regressive Medical Service Plan (MSP) premiums. Eliminating MSP premiums will save individuals up to $900 per year, and families up to $1,800 per year. Exemption amounts have been set so that the majority of small businesses and non-profits won’t pay the EHT.
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