In reality, 81 per cent of middle-class families now pay higher income taxes.
personal income tax rate
Ontario’s top combined marginal personal tax rate is 53.53 per cent.
The amount invested in Canada by foreigners declined 55.1 per cent.
Tax revenue collected from the top one per cent in Canada fell by $4.9 billion in 2016.
Eleven out of 23 urban areas in the province have not recovered from the last recession.
Ontario raised its top personal income tax rate by 3.1 percentage points, preventing up to 2,158 new businesses from starting.
An estimated 2,158 new businesses will not startup in the province due to the higher tax rate.
B.C. recently raised its top personal income tax rate from 14.7 per cent to 16.8 per cent.
An estimated 1,374 new businesses will not startup in the province due to the higher tax rate.