canada pension plan

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An expanded Canada Pension Plan naturally comes with higher CPP taxes.


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High marginal effective tax rates weaken the incentives for people to earn extra money.


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The new Canada Child Benefit program, and the expansion of the CPP, may hurt middle-income Canadians.


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The rate of return Canadians—especially younger workers—will receive on their CPP contributions is meagre and will remain so even after expansion.


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Canadians born in 1971 or after can now expect to receive a meagre rate of return from their CPP contributions of between 2.3 per cent and 2.5 per cent (depending on their specific year of birth).


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Most Canadians are adequately prepared for retirement, making CPP expansion largely unnecessary.


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The returns of the CPP's investment arm in no way influence the CPP retirement benefits received by Canadian workers.


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The rate of return under the current CPP system is 2.1 per cent for Canadians born after 1971.


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A narrow focus on pension assets overlooks non-pension assets such as stocks, bonds, real estate and other investments.