Newfoundland tax increases apply to local plan members

When the Newfoundland government released their budget on April 14, 2016, it included increases to the Premium Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax rates. These tax changes will impact groups with plan members living in Newfoundland.

Read more about these changes, effective July 1, 2016, in the latest Information Update. If you have any questions, contact your Group Benefits Advisor.

Beware of blister packs

Make sure your plan members are aware that their costs could increase if they receive their maintenance medication in weekly blister packs.