marginal tax rate

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Families with modest incomes face high marginal tax rates

On average, the METR for modest-income families is 46 per cent compared to 43 per cent for the highest-income families.


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What’s the over/under on next year’s top marginal rate?

Since its inception, the U.S. federal minimum wage has never been reduced.


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A buck is a buck is a buck, except when it isn’t

Making various benefits tax-free gives an advantage to rich people, too.


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Low-income families in Canada hit hard by high effective tax rates

Low-income individuals and families facing high METRs would benefit from lower claw-back rates.


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Trudeau budget more bad news for Ontario

Ontarians are on the hook for approximately 40 per cent of the federal government’s net debt.


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Higher taxes on high earners—not a good idea

In Ontario, the combined provincial/federal top marginal income tax rate is 53.5 per cent.