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Two-Parent Families with Children: How Effective Tax Rates Affect Work Decisions
January 9, 2018 - Alexandre Laurin

Working parents with children—particularly low-income families— face prohibitive tax rates that discourage taking on extra employment to get ahead, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe...

Business Tax Burdens in Canada's Major Cities: The 2017 Report Card
December 6, 2017 - Adam Found and Peter Tomlinson

The best and worst major cities for business investment are identified in a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Business Tax Burdens in Canada’s Major Cities: The 2017 Report Card”...

Business Tax Burdens in Canada’s Major Cities: The 2016 Report Card
December 13, 2016 - Adam Found and Peter Tomlinson

Calgary is increasingly lagging behind Saskatoon, which has the most competitive overall business tax environment among the largest cities in each Canadian province, according to a new C.D. Howe...

The High Cost of Getting Ahead: How Effective Tax Rates Affect Work Decisions by Lower-Income Families
February 11, 2016 - Alexandre Laurin

Secondary earners in low-income families, usually the mother, face punishingly high tax burdens, according to the latest report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “The High Cost of Getting Ahead:...

Tax Reform Priorities for Canada: Creating More Income to Go Around
November 19, 2015 - Alexandre Laurin and Craig Alexander

Canada faces a deep long-term fiscal challenge, as its population ages and its labour force growth slows, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Tax Reform Priorities for Canada:...

Challenges, Growth and Opportunity: A Shadow Federal Budget for 2015
April 14, 2015 - Alexandre Laurin and William B.P. Robson

Confronting economic challenges from abroad will require a sound fiscal framework, economic policies that promote growth, and measures to create opportunities for Canadians, according to the C.D....

Dachis, Tsao - Get Rid of Jurassic Parking
Intelligence Memos
(Today, we revisit an Intelligence Memo with a smart policy recommendation.) From: Benjamin Dachis and Jennifer Y. Tsao To: Canadian Municipal Parking Regulators Date: August 2, 2018 Re: Get Rid of...
Dachis, Kim - Let's Get Off the Land Transfer Tax Roller Coaster
Intelligence Memos
From: Benjamin Dachis and Jacob Kim To: Toronto City Council Executive Committee Date: March 19, 2018 Subject: Let's Get Off the Land Transfer Tax Roller Coaster Outgoing Toronto City Manager Peter...
Bernard and Kichian - The Effects of the B.C. Carbon Tax on Diesel Demand
Intelligence Memos
From: Jean-Thomas Bernard and Maral Kichian To: Canada’s Energy Policymakers Date: March 7, 2018 Re: The Effects of the B.C. Carbon Tax on Diesel Demand By signing the Paris agreement on climate...
Tuer la poule aux oeufs d’or : Les impacts des hausses d’impôt proposées au Québec
Research
Le plan fiscal du nouveau gouvernement du Québec risque d’entraîner un manque à gagner annuel d’environ 800 millions $ pour le trésor québécois, soutient une nouvelle étude de l’Institut C.D. Howe...
Research
Les contribuables québécois, en moyenne, sont assujettis aux ponctions fiscales les plus importantes du pays, selon un rapport récent de l’Institut C.D. Howe. Dans « Que sont devenus les taux...

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