tax revenues

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COVID-related spending increases threaten future economic growth

Since the 1970s, Canada’s spending-to-GDP ratio has always been larger than the ideal range to maximize economic growth.


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Tax gap growing between Canada and the U.S.

Canada had an overall tax-to-GDP ratio of 33 per cent.


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Calgary’s overreliance on business tax revenue forces city hall’s hand

In 2018, Calgary’s non-residential tax rates were almost four times higher than residential rates.


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'Tax the rich' movement in the U.S. may benefit Canada

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren expects her wealth tax to fetch about $2.75 trillion in 10 years.


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Burnaby relies heavily on industrial property taxes

At 44.9 per cent, Burnaby’s heavy industry tax rates were more than 22 times higher than its residential tax rates.


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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.


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Morneau reduces government revenue, punishes charities by penalizing the 1%

Tax revenue collected from the top one per cent in Canada fell by $4.9 billion in 2016.


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The Quebec government spent $2.3 billion last year, or $9,772 per child, on its daycare program.