new brunswick finances

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New Brunswick’s stay-the-course budget leaves unanswered tax questions

The province's program spending this year will increase by 6.2 per cent, a rate faster than population growth plus inflation.


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New Brunswick government has golden opportunity to reduce income taxes

The province's combined personal income tax rate at $50,000 of income is the fourth-highest in North America.


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New Brunswick government should resist temptation to increase spending before election

This year, the province will spend a projected $548 million on provincial debt interest.


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New Brunswickers reap rewards of government spending restraint

The province's government debt has shrunk by more than $2 billion since 2019/20.


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New Brunswick government could use new surplus to cut taxes

The province's personal income tax rates are among the highest in North America.


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Tax burden on New Brunswickers—high and rising

The average family in the province earning $112,418 will pay $49,623 in total taxes.


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New Brunswick government should cut corporate welfare to generate tax relief

Provincial government subsidies total more than $100 million per year.


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New Brunswick stays the course with surplus and tax reductions
The province will record a $40 million budget surplus this year.