An income gap of thousands of dollars per year makes a big difference for living standards and quality of life.
Atlantic Canada Prosperity
The average family in the province earning $117,564 will pay an estimated $56,588 in total taxes.
The average family in the province earning $112,418 will pay $49,623 in total taxes.
The average family in the province will pay more than 45 per cent of its income in taxes this year.
Residents in the region pay some of the highest tax rates on personal income, goods and services.
Among nine P.E.I. premiers since 1965, Premier King has overseen the third-highest average annual increase in per-person spending.
In all four Atlantic provinces, workers at the national average income level must earn more than $152 to boost their after-tax income by $100.
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