The provincial income tax bill in P.E.I. is twice as large as the bill for someone earning the same amount in B.C.
To boost their after-tax income by $100, workers at the national average income in New Brunswick must earn an additional $154.60 compared to only $139.30 in B.C.
The government eliminated several tax credits including income splitting.
Eighty-one per cent of middle-class families in Canada now pay higher income taxes.