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Treading Water: The Impact of High METRs on Working Families in Canada

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July 17, 2013

Working families with children in Canada face high tax hurdles that could dissuade them from earning extra income, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Treading Water: The Impact of High METRs on Working Families in Canada,” authors Alexandre Laurin and Finn Poschmann find low-to- mid-income Canadians face taxes on incremental income generally higher than those faced by high-income families.

 

Author(s):

Alexandre Laurin, Director of Research
Alexandre Laurin
Finn Poschmann, President & CEO, Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Finn Poschmann

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