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Small Business Preferences as a Barrier to Growth: Not so Tall After All

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May 20, 2015

Small business tax breaks do not create significant barriers to growth, but they still come with a high cost, says a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Small Business Preferences as a Barrier to Growth: Not so Tall After All,” authors Benjamin Dachis and John Lester conclude that the tax breaks harm economic performance by encouraging the entry of more small firms, which are less productive than larger firms.

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Benjamin Dachis, Associate Director, Research
Benjamin Dachis
John Lester

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