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Less Debt, More Growth: A Shadow Federal Budget for 2019
February 7, 2019 - William B.P. Robson and Alexandre Laurin

February 7 – Ottawa should spur growth through better tax competitiveness and get back into the black by curbing overspending, says the C.D. Howe Institute’s annual Shadow Federal Budget.

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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:...

Robson, Laurin - Tax Relief for the 2019 Federal Budget
Intelligence Memos
To: The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance From: William B.P. Robson and Alexandre Laurin Date: February 11, 2019 Re: Tax Relief for the 2019 Federal Budget   The C.D. Howe Institute’s...
Mahboubi - Talking about the Generations
Intelligence Memos
From: Parisa Mahboubi To:  Canada’s finance and employment ministers Date: February 6, 2019 Re: Talking about the Generations While large government deficits and debt raise concerns regarding...
Alexandre Laurin - Let's Revisit that Tax Hike
Intelligence Memos
Federal budgets are an annual rite of spring in Ottawa, as is the deluge of advice to the Department of Finance. But budget-making is a yearlong process, and the work is now in progress. Accordingly...
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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