The province's personal income tax rates are among the highest in North America.
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The province's top combined income tax rate is 54 per cent.
The average family in the province earning $112,418 will pay $49,623 in total taxes.
The province’s business tax rate is higher than rates in all provinces outside Atlantic Canada.
The Higgs government created fiscal room to reduce taxes in New Brunswick.
With interest rates rising, it's all the more important for governments to carefully manage money.
The province ranked ninth in small business startups, a key measure of entrepreneurship.