tax freedom day

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High marginal tax rates discourage productive economic activities such as work, savings, investment and entrepreneurship.


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This year, the federal government and six of 10 provinces will run budget deficits.


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Tax Freedom Day 2017 graphic

In 2017, the average Canadian family with two or more people will pay $47,135 in total taxes.


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In 2016, the average Alberta family will pay a total of $47,752 in total taxes.

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In 2016, the average Canadian family will pay 43 per cent of its income in taxes.