The top 20 per cent of income-earning families in Canada pay nearly two-thirds of all income taxes.
The NDP wants to raise the top federal personal income tax rate to 35 per cent.
Nearly 60 per cent of the Liberal infrastructure spending was on “green” and “social” projects.
McGuinty’s new top tax bracket was called the temporary “deficit-fighting high income tax bracket.”
Low-income families now pay more taxes than before this government’s reforms.
The B.C. government also raised the general business income tax rate from 11 per cent to 12 per cent.
In seven provinces, the top personal income tax rate exceeds 50 per cent.