In 2017, the provincial government spent $310 million on corporate welfare.
The budget projects a deficit of $278.9 million this year.
Most governments across Canada have recognized that it’s unfair to collect additional tax revenue on salary adjustments.
The available data suggest that many Nova Scotians would like to see their taxes reduced.
According to projections, the province’s debt will equal $17,685 per person.
At the national average income level, Nova Scotians face a provincial tax rate of 14.95 per cent on the next dollar they earn.
Government spending in Nova Scotia encompassed 60.2 per cent of the economy.