Business investment (excluding residential development) is down 22.5 per cent.
These taxes also apply to Canadians with sporadic capital gains such as businessowners who sell their businesses.
Taxes on capital and income are the most damaging to the economy.
For most Canadians, capital gains do not show up in income or capital gains statistics.
Demographics and Entrepreneurship blog series: Spurring entrepreneurship through capital gains tax reform
Capital gains taxes reduce the return entrepreneurs and investors receive when selling a new technology or business.