Peter Munk Centre for Free Enterprise Education
If investors can fetch a higher after-tax return by investing in Ontario over Alberta, there’s a good chance they will.
Ontario’s top combined provincial-federal tax rate is 53.53 per cent—the second highest in Canada and the United States.
High marginal tax rates discourage productive economic activities such as work, savings, investment and entrepreneurship.
The top combined tax rate in Ontario is 53.53 per cent, the second highest combined rate in Canada and the United States.
At 53.53 per cent, Ontario has the second highest top combined marginal income tax rate in Canada and the United States.
The Wynne government’s budget raises most middle tax rates and adjusts income thresholds.
The taxman takes $17,800 in provincial taxes from the average Ontario family every year.