tax hikes

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Workers will bear burden of federal tax hike on businesses

The government permanently increased the tax rate for banks and life insurance companies to 16.5 per cent on profits over $100 million.


8:58AM
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Scant support for Ottawa’s big plans—if they include tax hikes

When linked to a GST hike, support for a national prescription drug program falls from 79 per cent to 40 per cent.


10:49AM
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Canadians should watch out for opaque tax hikes

Indexation is currently applied to the personal income tax system federally and in most provinces.


10:11AM
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Ford’s tax pledge will help Ontario’s economy recovery

Ontario’s budget deficit will likely be the largest in provincial history.


12:00AM
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Trudeau tax hikes would do more harm than good

Canada’s personal income tax rates are among the highest in the industrialized world.


1:22PM
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Focus on economic growth—not redistribution through tax hikes on the rich

In Canada, 36.1 per cent of people in the top decile in 2017 were not in the top decile five years earlier.


3:00PM
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Ford government should kill ‘temporary’ tax hikes

McGuinty’s new top tax bracket was called the temporary “deficit-fighting high income tax bracket.”


3:15PM
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Calgary households will see a $60 property tax increase, on average.


3:59PM
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Motorists in Vancouver will see the gasoline tax increase by 1.5 cents per litre.